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Ernest Campbell

Indianola- Ernest K. Campbell, age 85, of Indianola, died on Saturday February 12, 2011 at the Walter B Crook Nursing Home in Ruleville.  He was born on September 30, 1925 to R. K. and Lee Etter (Dyche) Campbell in Sunflower County. Mr. Campbell graduated from Drew High School and had lived in Indianola, Sunflower Plantation area for over 40 years.  He was owner operator of Western Sporting Goods and Appliances in Indianola for 37 years. He married Earnestine Bowlin Campbell on April 23, 1943 in Cleveland.  Mr. Campbell was a WW II Veteran having received Battle Stars for the Rhine River Bridge, Bastone Battle and the Battle of the Bulge.  He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Indianola.  His was a loving husband, father and grandfather.Mr. Campbell was preceded in death by his parents and only child Harold E. Campbell, Sr. The family will receive friends Monday February 14, 2011 from 6PM ~ 8PM at Cleveland Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday February 15, 2011 10:00 AM at Cleveland Funeral Home  Burial will follow at the North Cleveland Cemetery. The Rev. Steve Holtz and Rev. Gary Howse will officiate the services.   He is survived by his wife of 67 years Earnestine Bowlin Campbell of Cleveland.  Sister; Frances Terrell of Panama City FL. Grandson; Harold and wife Zaylah Campbell of Cleveland, MS. Daughter in Law; Kay Campbell of Cleveland. 2 Great grandchildren Hayden and Camron Kitching of Cleveland. Pall-bearers will be Hayden Kitching, Camron Kitching, Glen Bowlin, Charlie Zundel, David Kimbriel and Charlie Cole. Honorary Pall-bearers are Leroy Bowlin, Red Bowlin, Jimmy Bowlin and L E Moon. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th fl., New York, NY 10001 or Walter B. Crook Nursing Home P O Box 369 Ruleville, MS 38771Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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