Blanche Marie Brookshire Campbell, 87, of Statesville, N.C., passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at Brookdale – East Broad.

Born on March 14, 1932, in Rowan County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Brookshire and Myrtle Laws Brookshire.

Mrs. Campbell retired from Bernhardt Furniture Company after 35 years of service. She was also a member of Northmont Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Campbell; four children, Doug Benton, Adrian Benton, David Benton and George Benton; her sister, Polly Brown; and her brother, John Brookshire.

Those left to cherish her memory are children, Blake and wife Kathy Benton of Georgia, Warren and wife Crystal Benton of Statesville, and Kay B. Shook and Ronnie Harrington of Taylorsville, N.C. She is further survived by 18 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, extended family and friends.

The family will receive friends at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home on Friday, November 22, 2019, from 12 to 2 p.m. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home with Rev. Jason Boger officiating. Burial will be at Iredell Memorial Gardens.

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Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Campbell Family.