The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

July 31, 2013

Marie B. Campbell

Published 8-1-13


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Graveside service for Mrs. Marie B. Campbell, 94, of Enid, will be 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, in I.O.O.F Cemetery, Jones, Okla. Pastor Lance Ward of Crossings Community Church will officiate. Service is under the direction of Brown-Cummings Funeral Home.

Marie was born Aug. 22, 1918, to Clarence and Lura Boen Bagwell in Stratford and passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013, in Enid.

She and her family moved frequently during her childhood, spending some time in California.

She married Bob Campbell in May 1942. They were married 40 years until Bob’s death in April 1982.

She held various bookkeeping-office manager jobs in the Oklahoma City area, including the Dale Rogers Training Center and Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.

Marie did tax returns as well. She was noted for her independent spirit. Most of all, Marie was a devoted mother being both a Girl Scout and Cub Scout leader.  She was active in her children’s schools and enjoyed going to their sporting events.

She attended both the Methodist and Presbyterian churches. Marie was a deacon at Greystone Presbyterian Church.

Her favorite activity was playing bridge.

She moved to Enid from Oklahoma City in May 1993, and was active in local bridge circles for several years.

Marie was a member of Willow View Methodist Church.

She had resided at Highland Park for eight months.

She is survived by a daughter, Connie of Kansas City, and a son, Bruce of Enid.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob, two brothers, a sister and her son-in-law, Warren Wheelock.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Highland Park Manor for their service and loving care.

Memorials may be given to Hospice Circle of Love with Brown-Cummings serving as custodian of the funds.

Condolences may be given online at Brown-Cummings.com.

(Submitted by family)