Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


August 14, 2013

Marcella Christine Campbell

Marcella Christine Campbell, 78, of Athens passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2013 after a brief battle with cancer. She was born one of eight children on July 27, 1935 in Wichita Falls to Leroy Tepfer and and Sarah Roberts Tepfer.

Marcella accomplished an associates degree of Applied Arts in court reporting and worked in several cities including Mobile, Ala., New Orleans, La., Big Spring, Texas, and at the Navarro County Courthouse for a number of years in the early to late 1970s.

Marcella’s interests and hobbies included hugging grandchildren, as well as writing short stories and she had a keen ear for music. Her passion for writing never slowed down and until her untimely passing, she could still listen to a song and reproduce it on her piano without missing a note.

Marcella is survived by her loving husband, Edward Austin Campbell of Athens; four children, Carla Kelly of Duncanville, Gene Hobdy of Corsicana, David Basden of Eureka, and Amy Calame of McKinney, as well as four grandchildren, one great-grandchild, one sister, Verla Tepfer Lynn, along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 at Corley Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 at the Corley Funeral Home chapel. Interment will follow at the Tehuacana Cemetery in Tehuacana.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana.

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