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 Thomas Lorraine <I>Whiteman</I> Campbell

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Thomas Lorraine Whiteman Campbell

Birth
Sibley, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Death
13 Jul 1999 (aged 90–91)
Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial
Buckner, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID
233953962 View Source

Thomas Lorriane Whiteman Campbell died July 13, 1999, in Minden Medical Center following a stroke. Born 91 years ago in Sibley, Missouri, she was the only child of H.T. and Annah Pearl Whiteman of Marceline, Missouri. Predeceased by her husband, Dr. Paul M. Campbell, she is survived by a son, Dr. Richard W. Campbell; daughter-in-law, Lisa; and grandson, Hooker, of Minden.

Mrs. Campbell was a graduate of Stephens College and Missouri University School of Journalism. Her degrees in music and journalism led to stints on various newspapers and 20 years as church organist at St. John's Episcopal Church and pianist for the Minden Lions Club. She is, perhaps, best known for her avocation, the promotion of historical studies and the preservation of local history.

Organizational affiliations include being a communicant of St. John's Episcopal Church in Minden; past chapter regent and registrar and twice state officer of the DAR with 60 years membership and nine ancestor bars; past president of the UDC; past president of the North LA Historical Association and honorary life member of the Board; past officer of the State Genealogical Society; organizing member and past president of the Minden Study Club; founding member of the Women's Department Club; member of the Society of Boonesborough; Clan Campbell Society; Colonial Dames of America, Chapter VI; Descendants of Colonial Clergy; Huguenot Society; Matthew Agee Chapter, Colonial Dames of the XVII Century; Daughters of 1812; American Legion Auxiliary.

She was designated Webster Parish's Official Historian and named Minden's "Woman of the Year" for 1978. She was the Heritage Queen of the Minden Germanfest and Grand Marshall of the Christmas Parade. Februrary 25, 1997 was proclaimed "Thomas Lorriane Campbell Day" in Minden.

Visitation was at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden on Tuesday, July 13, from 7-9 pm. The service will be held at 3 pm, July 14 at St. John's Episcopal Church, 1107 Broadway, Minden. Interment will be in Buckner, Missouri.

Pallbearers are Dr. Leon Bain, Judge Harmon Drew, Hal Jackson, Steve Maddry, Philip McInnis and Carleton Prothro.

The family requests and donations be made to the North LA Historical Association or St. John's Episcopal Church.

Thomas Lorriane Whiteman Campbell died July 13, 1999, in Minden Medical Center following a stroke. Born 91 years ago in Sibley, Missouri, she was the only child of H.T. and Annah Pearl Whiteman of Marceline, Missouri. Predeceased by her husband, Dr. Paul M. Campbell, she is survived by a son, Dr. Richard W. Campbell; daughter-in-law, Lisa; and grandson, Hooker, of Minden.

Mrs. Campbell was a graduate of Stephens College and Missouri University School of Journalism. Her degrees in music and journalism led to stints on various newspapers and 20 years as church organist at St. John's Episcopal Church and pianist for the Minden Lions Club. She is, perhaps, best known for her avocation, the promotion of historical studies and the preservation of local history.

Organizational affiliations include being a communicant of St. John's Episcopal Church in Minden; past chapter regent and registrar and twice state officer of the DAR with 60 years membership and nine ancestor bars; past president of the UDC; past president of the North LA Historical Association and honorary life member of the Board; past officer of the State Genealogical Society; organizing member and past president of the Minden Study Club; founding member of the Women's Department Club; member of the Society of Boonesborough; Clan Campbell Society; Colonial Dames of America, Chapter VI; Descendants of Colonial Clergy; Huguenot Society; Matthew Agee Chapter, Colonial Dames of the XVII Century; Daughters of 1812; American Legion Auxiliary.

She was designated Webster Parish's Official Historian and named Minden's "Woman of the Year" for 1978. She was the Heritage Queen of the Minden Germanfest and Grand Marshall of the Christmas Parade. Februrary 25, 1997 was proclaimed "Thomas Lorriane Campbell Day" in Minden.

Visitation was at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden on Tuesday, July 13, from 7-9 pm. The service will be held at 3 pm, July 14 at St. John's Episcopal Church, 1107 Broadway, Minden. Interment will be in Buckner, Missouri.

Pallbearers are Dr. Leon Bain, Judge Harmon Drew, Hal Jackson, Steve Maddry, Philip McInnis and Carleton Prothro.

The family requests and donations be made to the North LA Historical Association or St. John's Episcopal Church.


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