Ruth Brewer Campbell
August 20, 1927 - April 19, 2012
Funeral services for Ruth Brewer Campbell, 84, of Longview, Texas, will be Monday, April 23 at 2:00 p.m. at Roller-Drummond Funeral Home, 10900 Interstate 30, Little Rock, Arkansas 72209 (501) 455-5800 with Nick Hamilton officiating. Burial will follow in Pinecrest Memorial Park. She passed away Thursday, April 19, in Longview. Visitation will be held at 1:00 immediately before the funeral.
Mrs. Campbell was born August 20, 1927, at home in Mount Vernon, Arkansas, to Lawson and Deborah Jane Bartley Brewer. She taught school in Mount Vernon during the World War II era. She married Robert Arch Campbell, Jr., on May 12, 1950, and they lived in Little Rock for their entire married life. She also lived in Conway, Arkansas, before moving to Longview. She was a lifelong and faithful member of the Church of Christ, and was a founding member of Geyer Springs Church of Christ in Little Rock. She also attended Robinson and Center Church of Christ in Conway. For many years, she worked at the Bible Center Bookstore in Little Rock, serving the Churches of Christ in central Arkansas. Mrs. Campbell was a loving and devoted wife and mother, and a doting grandmother, and her love expanded to include her son-in-law and her extended family.
Mrs. Campbell was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bob, in 2001; her in-laws, Judge and Mrs. Robert Arch Campbell, Sr.; sister, Arcie Brewer Starr; brother, Alton Brewer; and sister-in-law, Julia Ann Hudson.
Mrs. Campbell is survived by her daughter, Robin Campbell Nunn, and her husband, James, of Longview; grandchildren, Hunter Alexander Nunn of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Emily Claire Nunn of Dallas, Texas; brother, Austin Brewer of Heber Springs, Arkansas, and his wife, Barbara Ruth; and sister-in-law, Doris Brewer of West Haven, Connecticut. In addition, Mrs. Campbell is survived by her sisterís children; Lenora Brainard, Pat Cocklin, Alta Faye Howery, Shirley Pate, Debbie Paternoster, Ed Starr, and Ted Starr; by her brother Altonís sons, Bill Brewer and Ken Brewer; and by her husbandís nieces Becky Harris and Celeste OíNeal, and nephew Rayford Hudson.
The family would like to thank the many family members and friends who showed love and support through Mrs. Campbellís illness. In addition, they are grateful to the staffs of Trillium Park in Conway and Eastman Estates in Longview for helping her maintain her independence as long as possible, and to the staff of HavenCare in Longview for their compassionate care.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.