Ada G. Campbell, 81, of Philippi, died Thursday morning, Aug. 1, 2002, in United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, following an extended illness.
She was born Dec. 31, 1920, at Elkins, Randolph County, a daughter of the late Loyd D. and Mary Myrtle Miller Moats.
On June 21, 1943, she was married to Dorsey B. Campbell, who preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 1989.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Norma Jean and Charles “Chuck” Zandarski, Dowell, Md., and Ellen Kay and Gary Hartsog, Beckley; four grandchildren, Sonia K. Vowls, Wilmington, N.C., Stephanie R. Hartsog, Tesla M. Hartsog and Travis M. Hartsog, all of Beckley; one brother, Ary “Bus” Moats and wife, Jean, Laurel, Md.; one sister, Myrtle “Betty” Everson and husband, Hobart, Hot Springs, Ark.; her constant canine companion, “Buttons” and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Ethel Ware Galonis, Opal Haddix and Yvonne Ruth Catlett; and two brothers, William Howard Moats and Harry C. “Bill” Moats.
Mrs. Moats was a homemaker and was a former employee of the Broaddus Hospital during World War II. She was employed at Glenn L. Martin Aviation in Baltimore, Md. She was a member of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church but had attended the Philippi United Methodist Church for the past 30 years. She was a member of the Barbour County CEO, the Silent Grove CEO, the Barbour County Senior Citizens Center and the Covered Bridge Quilters Club.
The family will receive friends at Stemple & Forman Funeral Home in Philippi from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday and from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. Monday, when funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Lejeune Lewis and the Rev. Jerry Boyce officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.