Susan Edmonia Campbell

January 27, 1919 ~ May 13, 2014 (age 95)


Susan Edmonia Steele Campbell, daughter of the late Claude L. and Mary Jane Steele, was born in Iredell County on January 27, 1919. She entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at her residence. She was educated in Iredell County Public Schools, and received her early Christian education at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Harmony. She later moved her membership to First Baptist Church in Harmony, where she was a charter member and served as mother of the church. She was a deaconess and financial secretary for over thirty years. She served as Sunday School Teacher, Secretary of Sunday School, and Assistant Superintendent. She was the president of the Missionary Ministry and Worship Chairperson, and was a member of the Vocal, Gospel, and Women's Choirs. She was a member of the Willing Workers Senior Ministry, and an honorary member of the Kitchen Committee. She was the president of the Usher Board Ministry, Assistant District Worker of the Ladies Auxiliary, and Assistant Secretary of ICMU. She was the North Iredell Community Secretary, and also a member of the NAACP. She is on the Mountain and Catawba Missionary Wall of Fame. Susan was a domestic worker, and worked at the Harmony School. She retired from Piedmont Garment Company. She was married to the late Deacon Otto Columbus Campbell. Family members who preceded her in death include five children, Charles O. Campbell, Cleve E. Campbell, Mary F. Tolliver, Rev. James C. Campbell, and Doris J. Smith; four brothers, Leon Steele, Henry Steele, Clinnie Steele, and Fred Steele; four sisters, Cordia Steele, Ester Vines, Genevieve Morrison, and Lottie Carson. Relatives who will cherish the memory of her life include two daughters, Ellen E. Campbell of Harmony and Scarlette M. Campbell of the home; two sons, Rev. Ray N. (Mary) Campbell of Greensboro, and Tilton W. (Diane) Campbell, Sr., of Statesville; one sister, Ann McKee of Baltimore, MD; one brother, Billy R. Steele of Harmony; one daughter-in-law, Sandra Campbell of Harmony; one son-in-law, Ellsworth Tolliver of Harmony; eighteen grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Susan Edmonia Campbell please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

First Baptist Church



MAY 18. 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

First Baptist Church

Harmony, NC


MAY 18. 3:00 PM (EDT)

First Baptist Church

Harmony, NC

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