Nellie Leone Campbell passed at the age of 94.
She was born in Willow Island, West Virginia, to Iowa and Asher Russell and moved to Arizona in 1956.
She is preceded in death by her parents and two daughters Lois and Sharon. She is survived by daughters; Marlene Rich of Phoenix, Marie (Byron) Ruch of Glendale and Claudene (Lee) Cross of Cortez, CO., 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren, also was the oldest of 10 children with 4 surviving in WV. She was a CNA at Maricopa County Hospital for 28 yrs. and the State Hospital for 2 yrs. and received several awards. The family would like to give special thanks to Hospice of Arizona and staff for the outstanding care given to their mother. Services will be held at A. L. Moore Grimshaw on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 10 AM. Interment to follow at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery 2300 W. Van Buren.
Obituary information as posted in the Arizona Republic, Tuesday, May 26, 2009.
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