Mrs. Iva Jean (Siler) Campbell, age 80, of Barbourville, departed this life on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin. She was the daughter of William B. and Bessie (Dixon) Siler born to them on May 23, 1932, in Whitley Co. On Oct. 30, 1954, she united in marriage with Charles Scott Campbell and to this union two children were born.
Mrs. Campbell was a retired educator and taught at Reese Elementary and Jesse D. Lay Elementary in Knox County. She was a member of the East Barbourville Baptist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher, RA and GA leader and WMU member. She was also a member of the Gideon’s Auxiliary and the American Legion Post No. 69 auxiliary.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Scott Campbell, her parents, William B. and Bessie Siler, one brother, Lowell Siler, and two sisters, Nona Perkins and Opal Partin.
Left behind to mourn her passing is one son, William Duane Campbell and wife Rosalind (Baskin), of Danville; one daughter, Deborah S. (Campbell) Moran and husband Mark Moran, of Barbourville; two brothers, Willard Siler and Wilbert Siler and wife Bessie, of Rockholds; three grandchildren, Kristen Moran, Corey Moran and Tara Sosh; two great-grandchildren, Austin Johnson and Justin Johnson; and one great-great granddaughter, Leanna Lynn; plus a host of other nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
Special thanks to the Knox County Hospital Long Term Care staff, The Heritage Long Term Care staff, Dr. Larry Warren and Dr. Tom Ashburn.
Funeral services for Mrs. Campbell will be conducted on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Vandy, the Rev. Joshua Smith and the Rev. Jimmy Siler officiating. Pallbearers will be Mark Moran, Timmy Siler, Mark Siler, Jimmy Siler, Austin Johnson, Justin Johnson, Dennis Morris and Dustin Morris. Burial will follow in the Barbourville Cemetery. Hampton Funeral Home will be in charge of all arrangements.
Friends will be received at the Hampton Funeral Home on Tuesday evening from 5-8 p.m. and on Wednesday from noon until the hour of service at 2 p.m.
To the family of Mrs. Campbell, the staff of the Hampton Funeral Home would like to offer you our heartfelt sympathy during your time of bereavement.