Ellen Ann Campbell
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Ellen Ann Campbell, 90, died peacefully in a local hospital Feb. 3, 2013.

She was born Nov. 15, 1922, and was the daughter of Judge George Edward Westerberg and Alpha Davis Westerberg. She was born in the home of her grandparents, Dr. Kansas Douglas Davis and wife, Lula Rogers Davis, in St. Elmo.

She attended Arnold Elementary School and Bradley County High School, and earned a bachelor of arts in history from the University of Chattanooga in 1944.

In the summer of 1944, she was presented at the Cotton Ball, Chattanooga. She worked as a hostess on the Streamliners “The Southerner” and “The Tennessean,” which were Southern railway trains.

She worked as a secretary in her father’s law office. She volunteered enough years working with 4-H to have earned a bachelor of science in agricultural science.

She was a member of D.A.R., U.D.C. (Honorary Division president, TN Division), and various historical and genealogical societies. She has written and compiled several books and enjoyed helping other historians and genealogists. She will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Winston Robert Campbell; parents, George and Alpha Westerberg; brother, George Davis Westerberg; and sister, Lula Elizabeth Westerberg.

She is survived by her sons: Robert George Campbell and his wife, Carol Campbell, David Alexander Campbell and his wife, Margaret E. Bridendall Campbell, and Edward Westerberg Campbell and his wife, Sarah Jill Sells Campbell; five grandchildren: Capt. Robert Douglas Campbell and his wife, Capt. Jenny Coker Campbell, Catherine Ann Campbell, George Edward Campbell, James Alexander Campbell and Phillip Winston Campbell; George, James and Phillip Campbell all achieved the Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout rank.

The funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. today, Feb. 5, 2013, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with the Rev. Debbie Stokes and Rev. Randy Martin officiating.

A private graveside service will be held Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at 10 a.m. in Fort Hill Cemetery.

Her family will receive friends from 6 to 7 tonight at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Cleveland Public Library Historical Branch, 833 North Ocoee St., Cleveland TN 37311, or to the charity of choice.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Campbell family guestbook at www.fikefh.com.