Name:   Opal A. (Patterson) Doerr Mullins Campbell

From:  The Daily Statesman, Dexter, Missouri
Date:  Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Opal Campbell,
the daughter of the late L.R. "Pat" and Talitha Aslin Patterson, was born in Keo, Ark., on Oct. 5, 1915, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at the age of 89.

Mrs. Campbell had lived in Dexter most of her life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter.

In 1934 she was married to Louis A. Doerr in Bloomfield. He preceded her in death. In 1978 she was married to Harry Campbell, and he preceded her in death in 1982. Also preceding her in death were two brothers, L. R. Patterson Jr. and Jimmie Patterson; and four sisters, Barbara Mouser, Pauline Hardy, Ruth Wann and Patricia Patterson.

Surviving are two daughters, Margarette Norman of St. Louis and Pat Heitmann of Belton; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Loyce Reed and Virginia Parker, both of Dexter.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, March 24, 2005, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 25, 2005, in the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter with Rev. Kevin Chenoweth of Dexter officiating.

Interment will be in the Dexter Cemetery with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of all arrangements.