Ruth Elizabeth 'Toots' Campbell


Ruth Elizabeth "Toots" Campbell, 90, of Ballard, WV, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at the Springfield Center in Lindside, WV.
Born September 8, 1928, in Affinity, WV, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Jennie Thomason Cummings.
Ruth was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She was a charter member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Red Sulphur Springs, WV, where she was a youth teacher and taught Sunday School; additionally, she served as assistant Sunday School Secretary and Treasurer and was the Christmas play director for 49 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie Ray Campbell; one son, Franklin Lee Canterbury; three brothers, Virgil, Jim, and Jack Cummings; and three sisters, Pauline Cummings, Irene Perry, and Beatrice "Boots" Fitzgerald.
Survivors include her daughter-in-law, June Canterbury of Ballard, WV; two grandsons, Brian Canterbury and wife Shelby of Ballard, WV, and Richard Canterbury and wife Kathy of West Lake, LA; one granddaughter, Deidra Pate and husband Billy of Shady Spring, WV; nine great grandchildren, Samantha Wiley and husband Joe, Levi, Jon, Jordan, Matthew, and Dakota Canterbury, and Chylyn, Jake, and Ty Pate; one great great grandson, Jed Wiley; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 1 PM on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel in Peterstown, WV, with Pastor Derrick Leslie officiating. Burial will follow at the Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery in Red Sulphur Springs, WV. Visitation will be held from 7 until 9:30 PM on Friday, October 26, 2018, at the funeral home.
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Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.
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Published on October 25, 2018
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