James Garfield Campbell
Mabel Campbell Dies Wednesday
Mrs. Mabel Campbell, recently of 128 Garden Ave., died suddenly in her home at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18.
She was seventy two years of age and was a retired United Presbyterian Missionary.
Mrs. Campbell and her husband, Dr. James G. Campbell were married in 1907. Soon after their marriage they departed for Pakistan, and spent 40 years at a Mission Station there.
They returned to Grove City in 1952 and lived here until the death of Dr. Campbell in 1956.
After the death of her husband, Mrs. Campbell returned to the Mission Field and stayed about one year among her friends there. She returned to Grove City last August 24th.
Mrs. Campbell was born Nov. 12, 1884, a daughter of William V. and Clara Belle Young. She was a graduate of Grove City College and a member of the United Presbyterian Church. She was a former teacher of the Calderwood Bible Class, and the Missionary Society of her church was named in her honor.
Surviving are two daughters, Eleanor and Joan. The former is Mrs. John McMeekin of Valencia, Pa. and Joan is Mrs. F. W. Browne of Mussoorie, India.
She is also survived by one brother and two sisters; Paul A. Young, Red Bank, N.J.; Mrs. Edith Hosack, Grove City, and Mrs. Stella Cunningham, Youngstown, Ohio.
Mrs. Campbell had fifteen grandchildren.
Mabel Young on her Weddding Day
June 3, 1909
Funeral services will be held at the Shelley Funeral Home, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. Friends may call Friday afternoon and evening.
Reverend Emerson R. Ray will officiate, assisted by Dr. E. V. Clements of New Castle.
Internment will be at Woodland Cemetery.
Butler Eagle - Monday, March 19, 1956
Dr. Campbell Former U.P. Missionary Dies
The Rev. James G. Campbell, D.D., 74, of 128 Garden Ave., of the United Presbyterian Church and former missionary to India, died at 3 a.m. yesterday in the Grove City Hospital. He had been in failing health for a good year.
Born July 21, 1881, in Pine Township, near Grove City, he was a son of the late Newton and Mary Jamison Campbell and one of 16 children born to them.
In 1906 Dr. Campbell was graduated from Grove City College, and three years later from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. In the fall of 1909 he was married to Mabel Young, and went to India as a missionary. The Campbells remained there until 1949.
Following their return to this country, Dr. Campbell served for three years as pastor of the United Presbyterian Church at Pattersonville, N. Y. He moved to Grove City in 1953, and was ordained a United Presbyterian minister by the Butler Presbytery. He was a member of the Presbytery of Albany, N.Y. Two of his four children are now serving as missionaries to India.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mabel Young; two daughters, Mrs. Eleanor McMeekin of Valencia and Mrs. Joan Browne, Woodstock, Lundaur Mussuri, India; two sons, W. Lowrie Campbell, who is employed by the American Embassy in Turkey, and Ernest Y., Jullunder City, Punjab, India; five brothers, John Campbell of Grove City, formerly of Butler, Dr. Howard Campbell, Duarte, Calif., Ralph E. and Thomas, both of Grove City, and Dr. J. Porter Campbell, New Castle; and two sisters, Mrs. Catherine Kightlinger, Amhurst, Mass., and Mrs. Mary Troutman, New Castle.
Children of Mabel Young and John Garfield Campbell:
H1 Eleanor "Betty" Louise Campbell, married John Osborne McMeekin.
H2 Walter Lowrie Campbell, married Living Campbell.
H3 Ernest Young Campbell married Alfreda "Alfie" Blanche (nee Gabriel) Campbell.
H4 Joan Vescelius Campbell married Francis William Browne.
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