Elwanda Beatrice Campbell, age 90, of Festus, Missouri formerly of Risco and Hendrickson, Missouri passed away Friday, May 4, 2012 at Crystal Oaks Skilled Nursing Center in Crystal City, Missouri. She was born November 2, 1921 in Parma, Missouri the daughter of the late Ethel (Reed) Miller and Thomas Miller. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two husbands, Robert Choat and Robert Campbell, a daughter who died in infancy, Linda Lou Choat, brothers Harold Miller, Thomas "Short" Miller and Vernon Miller and brother-in-laws James Orick and J.L. Decker.
She is survived by sons Robert Choat and wife Pat of Festus and Robert Campbell, Jr. and wife Pamela of Sierra Vista, Arizona, a daughter Judith Burton and husband Sidney of Geneva, Illinois, sisters Geneva Orick of Pacific, Missouri, Margie Decker of Bonne Terre, Missouri and a sister-in-law Mary Miller, grandchildren Robin Freeze and husband Dan, Sherry Stapleton and husband Chris, Bekki Burton, Rusty Burton and wife Laurie, Jason Burton and wife Amy, Eric Burton and wife Tara, Chris Campbell and Brian Campbell and wife Cami, 29 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Festus, Missouri.
Visitation was held, Sunday, May 6, at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus. Funeral services were conducted on Monday, May 7, at the funeral home officiated by Rev. Gary Satterfield, Pastor of Second Baptist Church in Festus. Interment was at Malden Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden. Memorials preferred to Second Baptist Church in Festus, Missouri.