Imogene R. Campbell

Published 8:47 am Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Imogene R. Campbell, 87, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, October 2, 2016, from her residence. Imogene was born in Chattaroy, W.Va., but had lived in Carter County most of her life. She was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Ruth Milam Rouse. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Horace “Ed” Campbell, in 1983; a sister, Helen Tester; and a brother, Wade Rouse.
Imogene retired from North American Rayon Corporation and was a member of Doe River Baptist Church. She was a seamstress and thoroughly enjoyed sewing. She also enjoyed gardening, flowers, and being with her family.
Those left to cherish her memory include two sons, Wade Campbell and wife Viki Li, and Steven Lynn Campbell, all of Elizabethton; a granddaughter, Renee McNeal and husband Jerry, of Elizabethton; two great-grandchildren, Jeremy McNeal and wife Brittany, and Cheyenne McNeal, both of Elizabethton; two great-great-grandchildren, Brayden McNeal and Jace McNeal, both of Elizabethton; four step-grandchildren, Stephani Shouse and husband David, Staci Peters and husband Jason, Kristi Zimmerman and Keri Howell and husband Colby, all of Elizabethton; and six step-great-grandchildren, Dalton Shouse, Tiffani Shouse, Gavin Peters, Cody Zimmerman, Eli Zimmerman and Nicholas Perry, all of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A service to honor the life of Mrs. Imogene R. Campbell will be conducted at 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 5, at Doe River Baptist Church with Rev. Harold McNabb and Rev. Daniel Fink officiating. Music will be provided by Rev. Harold McNabb. The family will receive friends at Doe River Baptist Church from 4 until 6 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service, or at the residence at anytime. The graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 6, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from the men of Doe River Baptist Church. Honorary pallbearers will be Tony Milam, friends and neighbors and members of Doe River Baptist Church. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at 10:15 a.m. Thursday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, to go in procession. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Mountain States Hospice and the nurses of Sycamore Shoals Hospital for the love and care shown to Imogene. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Doe River Baptist Church, 113 Avon Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or to Mountain States Hospice, 300 Med Tech Parkway, Johnson City, TN 37604. Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting our website
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Campbell family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.

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