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Zaylah CampbellZaylah Margarette Givens Campbell 51 of Cleveland died Friday December 2, 2011 at St. Dominic's Hospital in Jackson from complications of surgery. Visitation will be Tuesday December 6, 2011 from 6-8PM at Cleveland Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 10:00AM Wednesday at Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the North Cleveland Cemetery. Reverend Steve Holtz will officiate the service. Zaylah was born December 11, 1959 to Edward and Ann Malone Givens in Cleveland She attended Cleveland Schools and graduated from Delta State University with a paralegal degree. She had also received her appraisal license from the Mississippi Appraisal Board. She was currently employed at the Veteran's Pension Planners of America in Indianola. Zaylah was an outgoing loving person who had an untold number of friends. She loved cooking and having her family and friends over to taste her dishes. She was an avid flower gardener and it was a joy to visit her back yard during the spring and summer months. She was a faithful member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Cleveland. She is survived by her husband Harold Campbell, Jr. of Cleveland, Sons Hayden and Camron Kitching of Cleveland, Mother Ann Malone Holder of Cleveland, Brother, Robert Givens of Cleveland, Sister Teresa Thompson of Cleveland, Two nieces Brandi Melendrez of Nesbit, and Leslie Thompson of Merigold, Two Nephews Adam Thompson of Leland and Christopher Givens of Hernando, Three great nephews John Austin Melendrez of Nesbit, Tanner Melendrez of Nesbit and Ryker Givens of Hernando, Two great nieces Hannah and Mia Melendrez both of Nesbit. Pall-bearers are John Setzer, David Kimbrell, Shaffie Tobia, Bo Stallings, Lee Speakes and Cade Mallette Honorary pall-bearers are Troy Snider and Bryant Shaw. Memorials may be made to Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge 239 Turpentine Creek Lane Eureka, AR 72632 Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Zaylah my Sister-Friend, It's been more than a year now since you left us, incredibly. I still wish you could come back! I realize no one will probably even see this, but it is really just to you anyway. I love you so much and still feel sort of lost without you. I know that my first trip back to Cleveland will be a tough one. You are my sister, friend, soulmate, mindreader. You know me so well, and you have always had my back. You have been my rock since my mom died, and now I don't have one anymore. I'm still having such a rough time. I wish you could meet my little miracle son, and that we were raising babies together!! I love you forever. Sandi
Sandi Benjamin - January 08, 2013 at 03:15 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Hey Zaylah you will be missed!
Toccara - January 04, 2012 at 10:36 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Dear Harold and family - May I express my most sincere condolences for your tremendous loss. I am so proud and lucky to have called Zaylah a dear friend. Zaylah gave such joy and laughter to me as well as so many other lucky individuals. She was a proud, strong woman, never holding back when confronted with life's turbulence. Words cannot describe how much I loved and admired Zaylah and the sting of losing her is overwhelming. While we cannot begin to understand the mind of God, I am sure he had need of her personality and skills in Heaven. Hopefully all of us will be together with her again someday. May precious Zaylah rest in peace.
Eddie Coleman - December 15, 2011 at 11:40 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
My Dear Friends, Kay and Harold know that my heart is broken for you and your sweet family. We are storming the gates of Heaven in your behalf. Be strong and know that you are loved. Dotsi and Bland Campbell
Dotsi Campbell - December 06, 2011 at 11:20 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Zaylah was a friend from high school and I have very fond memories her. I pray God's restful peace on the whole family. Deborah Ann Walters Pilgrim
Deborah Walters Pilgrim - December 06, 2011 at 12:55 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
You touched so many people's lives, I'm so honored you are my friend,I'm going to miss you so much, Rest in Peace my sweet angel
Troy Snider - December 06, 2011 at 12:44 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
I loved my Zaylah very dearly, and I am grateful and thankful that she was a part of my life. Her life was brilliant.
Bryant Shaw - December 06, 2011 at 12:27 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
I hope you know how much Zaylah meant to me.. We were more like sisters than best friends. We shared thousands of tears, laughs dreams together. She was the pilot and I was her navigator. Harold, you were her knight in shining armor. She prayed for you long before you came into her life and when you did it was during a time she needed you the most. She used to tell me, "My love loves me. You know how I know? Because he tells me and shows me every day." I believe you were a match made in Heaven. She was living the fairy tale she had always dreamed of. Hayden and Camron, your mother loved you two more so much. She did what she had to do to give you the best life she could. I remember a conversation we had on a trip to Memphis about how fast time had flown by, Hayden you were getting ready to graduate and we knew that in a flash it would be your turn, Cam...she cried at the thought of not having you two in the same house with her and how she wished she could stop time and keep you there forever. She always told me how proud she was of you two and bragged on the both of you constantly. Let's thrive on her memories, the laughs, the tears and those dreams.. It is because of Z that I am a better person. I love you guys.
Karen Tobia - December 05, 2011 at 11:55 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Harold, I am very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.
Molly Chiz - December 05, 2011 at 07:56 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
MY DEAREST LONG TIME FAMILY! MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALL WITH ALL HIS HEART! I AM SO SORRY YOU HAVE LOST A WONDERFUL ANGEL BUT GOD HAS TRULY GAINED A HAPPY ONE!!! HEAVEN WILL NEVEER BE THE SAME WITH ZAYLAH UP THERE. I LOVED HANGIN OUT IN SCHOOL & OUT OF SCHOOL WITH TERESA,ROBERT & ZAYLAH! IT WAS SOOOO MUCH FUN TO BE AROUND THEM ALL. YOU WERE LIVING ON VICTORIA AT THAT TIME. THERE WAS NEVER A DULL MOMENT IN THAT HOME! MS. ANN WAS ALWAYS CHASING US KIDS AROUND. YOU ARE ALL IN MY THOUGHTS & PRAYERS AS I KNOW HOW MUCH YOUR GOING TO MISS HER FABULOUS SMILE & LAUGH. LOVE YOU ALL VERY MUCH! BRENDA THOMPSON ROBERTS
BRENDA THOMPSON ROBERTS - December 05, 2011 at 04:50 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM