OBITUARY - DONNA MAE (PAXTON) CAMPBELL
Donna Mae (PAXTON) CAMPBELL was born March 19, 1946 on a farm north of Shannon City, Union county, Iowa. She passed away
at Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa, on July 26, 2001.
Her parents were Elsie Harriote (McCRACKEN) and James Floyd "Bud" PAXTON. She was the youngest of four children, which
included two sisters and a brother.
Donna attended elementary school in Shannon City and graduated high school at East Union Community high school, Lorimor,
Iowa in 1965.
Donna was united in marriage to Dennis Glenn CAMPBELL on June 3, 1966 at Grant City, Missouri. The union was blessed with
two sons: Brian Clinton, born October 24, 1975, and Shaun Michael, born September 11, 1978.
Donna was employed at Place's in Mount Ayr, Grant City Manufacturing of Mount Ayr, O'Bryan Brothers Manufacturing of Leon,
and Osceola Food of Osceola.
She enjoyed spending her time with family, gardening and designing and making her own clothing.
Donna is survived by her husband Dennis; two sons, Brian and partner Laura VASSER, and Shaun and friend Carolyn EVERS of
Ames, Iowa; sisters, Neoma Emma and husband Al DAVIS of Creston, Iowa and Anna Marie and husband James GREEN of Broken
Arrow, Oklahoma; and brother James Floyd PAXTON of Shannon City.
She was preceded in death by her father in 1963 and mother in 1992.
Donna will be sorely missed by her husband and sons, brothers and sisters, mother and father-in-law Glenn and Helen
CAMPBELL of Mount Ayr, brother and sisters-in-law Gary and Jean CAMPBELL and family of Leon, Sheryl and Robert SMITH
and family of Dextor, Minnesota, Susan and Jerry SCHAEFFER and family of Creston, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and
friends, and will be joyfully remembered by all.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 30, 2001 at Wilson-Watson & Armstrong Funeral Home of Mount Ayr with Rick
HAWKINS officiating. Musicians were Ginny EIGHMY and John ALLEN with selections "Take My Hand, Precious Lord" and "Hymn
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2010
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