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Obituaries

May 10, 2014

Amy Lea Campbell

McALESTER — Amy Lea Campbell, 43, of McAlester, died Thursday, May 8, 2014, at her residence.

The family received visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bishop Funeral Service of McAlester. Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Oak Hill  Cemetery in McAlester, under the direction of Bishop Funeral Service.

Born in McAlester on April 28, 1971, to Dan and Peggy Campbell, she graduated from McAlester High School in 1987. Faced with many difficulties and setbacks, her family said she will be remembered for her sweet disposition and ever-positive attitude despite the hardships she endured. She loved to smile and laugh and was quite the joker. She lived with grace and courage.

She is survived by her parents, Peggy and Ken Campbell, of the home, and Dan and  Jackie Campbell, of Norman; her sister, Amber Campbell, of Austin, Texas; her brother, Grant Campbell, of Dallas; her step-sister, Beverly Warren and Davey; her step-nieces Molly and Megan Frechette; her niece and nephew, Allie and Isaac, of Austin; her paternal grandparents, Nava and Gene Campbell, of McAlester; cousins, J.J. Sanders, of Dallas, and Justin and Whitney Sanders and son Cannon, of New Jersey; uncles John and Delores Campbell, and Joe Gene and Lucy Campbell, and extended family Vickey Ivey, Deeanna Adams and Taylor Countz.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Dee and Lucille Sanders; her uncle, Johnny Dee Sanders; and extended family members Virgil and Louise Clark, Billye and James Countz, Ricky Clark and Mike Countz.

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