Jo Ann Campbell, age 85, passed away on Nov. 21, 2018, in Ardmore. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, in The Chapel at Griffin ~ Hillcrest Funeral Home with her Grandson Daniel Oyler officiating.
Jo Ann was born on Nov. 13, 1933, in Pittsburg, an old abandoned coal mining town in Eastern Oklahoma, during the depression days. She is the daughter of Ethelyn (Bell) and Claude Leadford. Jo Ann married Bob P. Campbell on July 24, 1949, in Gainesville, Texas. Jo Ann worked at various jobs in her life mostly bookkeeping and her last job was with Craftco Builders Inc., as the administrative assistant. Her most accomplished job was being a mother and grandmother, caring for her family and giving advice. A ferocious reader, her last love was Western Romance.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Bob P. Campbell and sister, Ellen Leadford.
Jo Ann is survived by her daughter, Deborah Kay Campbell of Ardmore, three grandsons; Daniel S. Oyler of Ardmore, John Earl Scott and wife Frankie, of Kiefer, Okla., and Larry “Dusty” Scott, of Sapulpa, Okla., sister, Linda, of California, four great-granddaughters and a host of family and friends.
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