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Virginia Evelyn Campbell

Monday, February 26, 2007

Virginia Evelyn Campbell, 83, of Linton, passed away Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007 at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.

She was born in Tippecanoe County on July 26, 1923, the daughter of James and Emma Elizabeth (Adkins) Deckard.

She worked at Crane during World War II, and later at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis as a payroll clerk for 17 years. She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxilary in Linton.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda Thomas and husband Danny of Linton; a son-in-law, Don Chalfant of Smithville, Tenn; a brother, Don Deckard of Lebanon; four sisters, Geneva Albright of Lafayette, Grace Fancher of Indianapolis, Helen Blair of Dunedin, Fla., and Betty Gholson of Ajo, Ariz.; two granddaughters, Dana Thomas of Linton and Dawn Christian of Rock Island, Tenn.; two grandsons, Douglas Thomas of Linton and Donny Paul Chalfant of Smithville, Tenn.; two great-grandsons, A.K. Chalfant and Lou Christian; and two half-sisters.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Lee Campbell on Aug. 20, 1997; a daughter, Marilyn Kay Chalfant; three brothers, James Deckard, George Deckard and Charles "Bud" Deckard; two sisters, Emma June Mekos and Shirley McCullough; and her parents.

Funeral service will be at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday with the Rev. Mike Roth officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton.

A visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 5-9 p.m., and Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of service.

Memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.welchcornett.com.