Mrs. Wilma Louise Campbell was born in Iredell County, N.C., on July 27, 1952, and was the daughter of Mrs. Margaret M. Parker and the late Roy A. Parker. She peacefully entered into eternal rest on January 2, 2021, at the Gordon Hospice House in Statesville. She was married to Ronald Lewis Campbell Sr.
Wilma was preceded in death by her grandparents, Junious and Margie Morrison; her brother Weldon Parker; a step-son, Ronald “Rock”Campbell Jr.; and a sister-in-law Constance “Conkie” Parker.
Wilma was a graduate of North Iredell High School. Wilma was a very active member of Freedom Presbyterian Church, where she served as an Elder and sang in the choir for many years. She was employed at Sara Lee, formerly Bali, for many years in payroll. After retirement she pursued her CNA certification and was employed as a caregiver with Crossroads Home Health at the time of her death. She loved all of her clients as if they were her own family, especially her longtime client Bonnie.
In addition to her mother and husband, Wilma leaves to cherish the memory of her life one daughter, Sonya Norman-Simpson of Morristown Tenn., and two stepsons; Chris and Brian Campbell of Statesville; three grandsons; Darius Sharpe of Statesville, Jonah Simpson (Reagan) and Micah Simpson, both of Morristown Tenn.; one sister, Renee Moore; and two brothers Rodrick “Tim” Parker and Reginald “Reg” Parker, all of Statesville; five sisters-in-law, Barbara Parker of Cheraw, S.C., and Evelyn (Earl) Hamilton, Gloria( Frank) Linney and Janice (Rev. Roger) Powell, all of Statesville; along with nieces Yolanda Ramseur Allison and Ashley Mayberry, both of Statesville, Lisa Parker and Dina (Calvin) Thomas, both of Cheraw, S.C., and one nephew Shelton (Hope) Moore of Statesville; an aunt Beatrice Moten (Johnny) of Statesville and uncle John Parker (Charlene) of California. She also leaves to cherish the memories two little babies that she loved dearly; Braiden and Aleah. A host of great nieces and nephews cousins, Freedom church family, other relatives, neighbors and friends. Special thanks to nursing staff at Atrium Health CMC and the nursing staff and social workers of Gordon Hospice House for the excellent care and compassion showed to our beloved Wilma.
The family will assemble at the home of Shelton & Hope Moore, 742 Ferndale Drive, Statesville, N.C. Please exercise social distancing and wear mask while visiting.
Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the family.