|Birth: ||Mar., 1882|
|Death: ||May 31, 1946|
Mrs. Ella Peters Campbell of New Orleans, daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. J. J. Peters, pioneers of Winnfield and widow of William M. Campbell who died in 1936, succumbed Friday, May 31, at the home of her sister, Mrs. Josie Mathews, in Winnfield.
A graduate of Peabody College, Nashville, Tenn., Mrs. Campbell taught in the Winnfield school for a number of years before her marriage. She and Mr. Campbell made their home in New Orleans and after her husband's death, Mrs. Campbell returned to teaching, which she continued until only a few weeks before her death.
Funeral services were conducted at the Mathews home at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon by the Rev. H. H. McBride, Rev. H. J. Mott, Rev. Alwin Stokes, and Judge Cas Moss, all of Winnfield. Arrangements were under the direction of Hixson Funeral Home of Winnfield.
Pallbearers were Judge R. W. Oglesby, Bryant Sholars, J. E. Carter, Sion Jenkins, Mack L. Branch, and P. K. Abel.
Burial was in the Winnfield Cemetery beside her husband and parents.
Mrs. Campbell is survived by two sons, Stacy Campbell of Lafayette, Ala., and William M. Campbell of New Orleans; five sisters, Mrs. Josie Mathews and Mrs. E. A. Weeks, Sr., of Winnfield, Mrs. A. B. Cox and Mrs. E. C. Simonton of Shreveport, and Mrs. H. C. Collier of Baton Rouge; and two brothers, John J. Peters of Winnfield and Dr. James I. Peters of Wichita Falls, Texas.
Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise, June 6, 1946
Jonathan Joseph Peters (1852 - 1925)
Minerva Jane Stacy Peters (1858 - 1927)
William Matthew Campbell (1878 - 1936)*
William Matthew Campbell (1919 - 2001)*
Amos Morris Peters (1878 - 1941)*
Josie Peters Holmes (1879 - 1970)*
William Pleasant Peters (1880 - 1889)*
Ella Mae Peters Campbell (1882 - 1946)
Emma Peters Weeks (1883 - 1965)*
James Ingram Peters (1885 - 1951)*
Joseph Virgil Peters (1887 - 1896)*
Horace Rawson Peters (1888 - 1903)*
Jonathan Jennings Peters (1892 - 1970)*
Audie Peters (1895 - 1896)*
Hines Heard Peters (1898 - 1977)*
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: May 10, 2010
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