Class of 1948

Clarence Melvin Campbell

September 9, 1925 – July 25, 1983

Clarence Campbell, 57, route two, Perry, died at 11:40 p.m. Monday at Perry Memorial hospital where he had been a patient since July 17.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Christ with ministers Mike Watters and Gerald Stewart officiating. Burial will be at Grace Hill cemetery under direction of Parker Funeral home.

The casket will not be open at the service. Friends and family may visit at Parker Funeral home until 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

A memorial has been established for the Tipton Children’s Home. Donations may be made through the Church of Christ or Parker Funeral home.

Campbell, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mel Campbell, was born at Perry, Sept. 9, 1925. He was a graduate of Perry high school and served with the United States Army during World War II. He and Carlene Fincher were married Oct. 15, 1960, at Duncan.

Campbell was a logging and perforating operator for Dresser Atlas until his retirement in 1980. He was a member of the Church of Christ, the Perry Rotary club and the Chamber of Commerce.

Survivors, in addition to Mrs. Campbell, of the home, include two daughters, Mrs. Gina Ellis, Enid; and Mrs. Kefvin (Mara) Stanley, Perry; three grandchildren, Rodney Ellis, Sheila Stanley and Stephanie Stanley; and two sisters, Mrs. Olen McGee, Wichita, Kan.; and Mrs. Wilburn Frick, Perry.