Margaret Kimbrell Campbell, 88, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2020. She was born on April 10, 1932, in Charlotte, N.C., to the late Robert and LaValette Killian Kimbrell.
Mrs. Campbell worked as a switchboard operator at Southern Bell Telephone. In 1951, she was a finalist in the Miss Charlotte Beauty Pageant. She loved to write and was published in the Charlotte Observer, the Charlotte News and Lake Norman Magazine. Mrs. Campbell also loved to Shag dance at the Mooresville Moose Lodge and S.O.S. in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bob” Campbell; daughters, Caron Campbell, Ann Campbell Folk, and Catherine Campbell; sons, Robert “Joe” Campbell and Brian Campbell; and grandchildren, Jennifer Helms and Jon Scott Campbell Jr.
Left to cherish her memories are her son, Jon “Scott” Campbell and wife Tammy; brother, Robert Kimbrell; sister, Diane Kimbrell; grandsons, Shawn Folk (Lisa), Robert Helms, Brandon Campbell (Jennifer Martinez), and Ryan Campbell (Lillie); great granddaughter, Ashley Helms; and special friend, Jim Bob Tapia.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 22, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. at Glenwood Memorial Park.
Flowers are welcome or please make a donation to Lake Norman Humane, P.O. Box 3937, Mooresville, NC 28117 or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Campbell family. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.