Betty Elizabeth Good Campbell

Betty Campbell

Age 82, Shenandoah, Va.

Betty Elizabeth Good Campbell departed this earthly life April 29, 2022 at Bellaire at Stone Port after battling dementia for years.

Betty was born March 7, 1940 in Rockingham County to the late Wilmer Jasper and Addie Elizabeth Breeden Good. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ivan Leo Campbell and son, Barry William Campbell; five sisters Lou Emma Stover, Pansy Shifflett, Helen Kisling, Nellie Meadows, Ann Fielding; five brothers Charles “Bob”, Gene, Robert, Cecil, and W.C. Good.

Betty is survived by a sister, Delores Frazier of Gainesville VA; many nieces and nephews from both sides of the families. Four of her nephews, Donnie Shifflett, Joe Stover, Eddie Secrist, and Roger Good helped care for Betty the last two years until she fell and had to be admitted to the hospital. Special individuals who touched Betty’s life were Rebecca Jenkins, Troy, Lisa, Tyler, and Summer Pence.

Betty married Ivan Leo Campbell January 31, 1959 and instantly became a lifelong homemaker. There was never an idle moment for Betty. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Shenandoah, where she served on many committees. Betty was in charge of keeping the membership records of past and present members, responsible for ordering flowers for the church, roses for mothers on Mother’s Day, and treat bags for fathers on Father’s Day.

Betty was seamstress for the church, which included making the costumes for the Christmas and Easter Dramas. Betty was also secretary for the Shenandoah Moose Lodge 2176 for years.  Betty had many hobbies. Some were crocheting, reading, cooking, and attending all type of sport events. She was an avid fan of Page County High School athletics and enjoyed watching ballgames on her TV.

Having lost her son at age 16 in a car accident, the light of Betty’s world revolved around children especially the ones that she cared for in her home.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday May 3, 2022 at Christ United Methodist in Shenandoah with the Reverend Stephen Creech officiating. The family received friends from 12 to 2 p.m. at the church prior to the service. Interment followed at the Coverstone Cemetery in Shenandoah.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Christ UMC, 211 Central Ave. Shenandoah, Va. 22849 or the Page County High School Athletic Department, (In Memory of Barry W. Campbell) 184 Panther Drive, Shenandoah, Va. 22849.

Arrangements were handled by the Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg, Va.

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