April 7, 1927 - February 9, 2020 Eula Mae Keaton Campbell, 92, of Statesville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Gordon Hospice House. Mrs. Campbell was born in Iredell County April 7, 1927, to the late D. Spurgeon Keaton and Ola Bustle Keaton. She attended Iredell County Schools and on July 25, 1946, she married L.P. Campbell. They shared 28 years of marriage until his passing, April 3, 1975. Mrs. Campbell was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church more than 50 years. She enjoyed singing in the choir while her health allowed. Mrs. Campbell, along with the Keaton Family Singers, would go to local assisted living facilities and sing for the residents. She worked with Beaunite Mills and in 1966, she started the best occupation she would ever have: caring for her grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Lewis and Larry Campbell; four brothers, James, Roy, Joe, and Tommy Keaton; along with three sisters, her twin, Beulah Wall, Rachel Jordan and Betty Grant. Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Brenda Taylor (Jim) and Kathy Hester (Michael), both of Statesville; daughter-in-law, Mary Ellen Campbell of Zebulon; and eight grandchildren, David Yates (Kelly), Darrin Yates, Dana Patrick (Charlie), Lacy Graham (D.J.), Jenna Sherrill (Jason), Elyse Woodruff (Tim), Katy Campbell and Luke Campbell. She is further survived by a sister, Katherine Bowlin of Troutman; 15 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews. A service to celebrate the life of Eula Campbell will be conducted at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Calvary Baptist Church, with Pastor Chris Haizlip and the Rev. Dermont Crabtree officiating. The family will speak with friends at the church from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m., prior. A private burial will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 504 Whites Mill Rd., Statesville, NC 28677; or to Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2341 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625. Condolences may be made to the family at nicholsonfunerals.com and Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family of Eula Campbell. Nicholson Funeral Home www.nicholsonfunerals.com
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