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Lawrence Cleon Campbell

Lawrence Cleon Campbell, Sr., 89, resident of 515 Nation Rd. in the Nation Community, husband of Mary Carleen Hall Campbell, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 7, 2015 at his home with his loving family by his side.

Born on Abbeville County SC, he was a son of the late James Earl Campbell and Grace Simpson Campbell.

Lawrence was a United States Army veteran and a retired textile employee having worked for over 34 years with Milliken Textiles. He was a lifetime member of Bells United Methodist Church where he served on various committees within the church. Upon retirement Lawrence continued to enjoy farming and raising his cattle. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and grand kids.

His family includes his beloved wife of 67 years, Mary Carleen Hall Campbell of the home; siblings: Harold Stuart Campbell (deceased), Earlene C. Hodges (deceased) (late Earl Lynwood Hodges), Jimmy Lynn Hodges, Joan C. Dickson ( late John Albert "Sonny" Dickson), Linda C. Waits (Darrell Enis Waits), Muriel C. Hanna (Edwin Tucker Hanna) and Kenneth Campbell (Rebecca Agnes Ware); children: Lawrence "Larry" Cleon Campbell, Jr. (Connie Snipes), Carl Michael Campbell (Mary Evelyn Cason), James Harold Campbell (Fay Manning) and David Earl Campbell (Shirley Yonce); grandchildren: Kevin Brian Campbell, Kelli Sue Campbell Robertson (Allen), Mary Virginia "Ginni" Campbell Patterson (Matt), Ramey Melissa Campbell Crawford (Max), Michael "Mikki" Susanne Campbell, James "Jay" Campbell, Jr., Charles Cason Campbell (deceased), Camryn Campbell, Carley Campbell, Christopher Lawrence Campbell; and great grandchildren: Mary Patterson, Conner, Madison, Campbell Robertson, Allie Drake Robertson and Ella Brian Robertson.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 3:00 PM in Bells United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kevin Lindley officiating. The burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family is at the home of his son Mr. & Mrs. Harold Campbell 1114 Nation Rd. Abbeville, SC.

The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 1:30 until 3:00 in the Social Hall at Bells United Methodist Church.

The Campbell family would like to express a sincere THANK YOU to the caregivers of their father, Nadine Hall, Lesley Booth and Carrie McIntosh and to the entire staff of Hospice Care of South Carolina.

Memorials in memory of Lawrence may be made to Bells United Methodist Church 2540 Flat Rock Rd. Abbeville, SC 29620.


Bells United Methodist Church
2540 Flat Rock Road
Abbeville, SC  29620
Saturday, May 09, 2015
1:30 - 3:00 PM


Bells United Methodist Church
2540 Flat Rock Road
Abbeville, SC  29620
Saturday, May 09, 2015
3:00 PM


Bells United Methodist Church Cemetery
2540 Flat Rock Road
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

Memorial Contributions

Bells United Methodist Church
2540 Flat Rock Road
Abbeville, SC 29620

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To the Campbell family,Our heart goes out to all of you on your loss. We offer our condolences. Again so sorry.There is always the rainbow after the storm.

Tomothy and Mary Ann Wren May 11 2015 12:00 AM

sorry to hear of Lawrences passing, I didn't know until after the funeral, He was always a kind man and neighbor

Tonia Kay May 9 2015 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of the passing of our dear Lawrence. Zane and I will keep the family and community in our thoughts and prayers.

Terry Scarlett May 9 2015 12:00 AM

May God grant you the serenty to accept the things you cannot chnage, to change the things that you can and the wisdom to know the difffference. May the Lord's peace be with you Harold and your family.Our prayers go out to you.Joe & Karen Melikant

Joe Melikant May 9 2015 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Lawrence's passing. My condolences to the family.

Teresa Blackston May 9 2015 12:00 AM

Carleen & Family,Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Nancy W. Reece May 8 2015 12:00 AM