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“Dear Sarah IYour mother and I shared our great grandmother Vintia vinton Root My great grandfather was Paul Edward Lutz. his daughter Mable hannah...Read More »
1 of 30 | Posted by: Carolyn Dessain - St.Charles, MO

“I had just learned of Barb's passing and am saddened to hear of it, I had only met her and her sister chris at the Campbell family reunion in Pa....Read More »
2 of 30 | Posted by: Tom Campbell - Arcadia, MI

“My deepest and most hearfelt condolences go out to Barbara's family. I had the pleasure of knowing Barbara and her daughter when I was living in San...Read More »
3 of 30 | Posted by: Bona Bourlier - Gaithersburg, MD

“Barbara, I can't believe you are gone.. You were my best friend, my mentor, my heart... I remember the laughs, the good meals, the talks and all the...Read More »
4 of 30 | Posted by: Joel Blea - Virginia Beach, VA

“I had the pleasure of working with Barb when I was an Emergency Medicine resident at San Diego. She made sure we stayed on course! I then had the...Read More »
5 of 30 | Posted by: CAPT Arthur French MD USPHS (Ret) - MD

“Ms. Campbell will be missed, she was a beautiful person and always a professional member of the NMC staff. May God grace her family with fond...Read More »
6 of 30 | Posted by: Angela Borroum - Houston, TX

“I'm deeply saddened to hear of Barb's passing, but I know she is in a better place now. My condolences to her family. ”
7 of 30 | Posted by: Liz Braker - Martinsburg, WV

“My prayers are with you ”
8 of 30 | Posted by: Angela Askew - Martinsburg, WV

“We are saddened to hear of Ms Barbara's passing. We worked with her and came to love and appreciate her so very much. We will maintain you in our...Read More »
9 of 30 | Posted by: Bob & Claudia Anderson - WV

“Barbara was a sweet and caring person that we will never forget. I am so very sorry for your loss, but you are truly blessed to have had her in your...Read More »
10 of 30 | Posted by: Debra R. Chatman - Martinsburg, WV

“To Barb's family; I'm so sorry for your tragic loss. I've known Barb for the past 2 years. She talked fondly of her daughter in Georgia and taking...Read More »
11 of 30 | Posted by: Marilyn Mason - Martinsburg, WV

“She was an inspiration to us all. She will be terribly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. ”
12 of 30 | Posted by: Kim Smith - Martinsburg, WV

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family. NMC will miss Barbara very much! ”
13 of 30 | Posted by: Michael Washburn, LCDR, USCG - WV

“I worked with Barb at the National Maritime Center. She will be greatly missed here. May God Bless your family and give you Peace within your heart...Read More »
14 of 30 | Posted by: Susan Weisenburg - Martinsburg, WV

“Barb's family: May you have peace that Barb is now talking and running again with all her friends in heaven!! It was hard to see her get weaker...Read More »
15 of 30 | Posted by: Karen Quigley - Martinsburg, WV

“I am sorry to hear about the passing of Miss Barbara. She was a very nice lady and will be missed alot. I will miss her in the hallways of our...Read More »
16 of 30 | Posted by: Melody Askew - Martinsburg, WV

“To my friend and neighbor, Barbara. May God bless you, your family, and your friends for the wonderful person you were during this difficult time. ”
17 of 30 | Posted by: Sean Jenkins - Martinsburg, WV

“It was great working with you, Barbara, processing the many medical waivers for mariners at the NMC. You accomplished much in life and helped many. ...Read More »
18 of 30 | Posted by: Scott K. Dow - Charleston, SC

“Barbara will be missed. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless. ”
19 of 30 | Posted by: Debbie Kuscsik - Martinsburg, WV

“My prayers and thoughts are with you in this most difficult time. ”
20 of 30 | Posted by: Terese Connolly - Ketchikan, AK

“Barb will be greatly missed. She contributed so much in her lifetime. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
21 of 30 | Posted by: Ellen M. Carte - Martinsburg, WV

“My thoughts and prayers are with you. Jeannette Corbin National Maritime Center ”
22 of 30 | Posted by: Jeannette Corbin - MArtinsburg, WV

“I will miss our chats about our Scottish Heritage and our life's adventures. Rest in peace my dear friend! ”
23 of 30 | Posted by: Andrew Ferguson - Shepherdstown, WV

“Worked in the medical department of the U.S. Coast Guard with Barbara. My condolences to the family. ”
24 of 30 | Posted by: Mandy King - Martinsburg, WV

“My condolences to her family. She was a lovely woman, and it was a pleasure to work with her at the USCG Maritime Center. She will be greatly missed. ”
25 of 30 | Posted by: Michelle Knepper - Martinsburg, WV

“I am so sorry to hear of Barb's passing. She has certainly earned her place in Heaven. She has touched many lives. Rest in peace, Barb. ”
26 of 30 | Posted by: Marilyn Kirsh - Millersburg, OH

“Forever grateful that we spent some time together. ”
27 of 30 | Posted by: Fred & Susie Curren - OH

“What fond memories I have of Barbara, a happy, caring person in high school. Her lists of accomplishments following those years reinforce what a fine...Read More »
28 of 30 | Posted by: Bob Casey - Fredericktown, OH

“Oh servant of God how great a life U lead. U were His hands & feet here on earth. Now U will be His companion. Well done dear classmate. YBIC Keith,...Read More »
29 of 30 | Posted by: Keith Longacre - Austin, TX

“We are so saddened and shocked to learn of our classmate's and friend's death. She filled her 65 years with many quality hours helping so many people...Read More »
30 of 30 | Posted by: Doug and Mary Court - Galion, OH


Barbara M. Campbell, 65, of Martinsburg, W. Va., died Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009 at Heritage Center Embracing Hospice in Snellville, Ga. after becoming seriously ill while visiting her daughter. She had been in declining health for the last 18 months. Born April 28, 1944 in West Palm Beach, Fla., she was the daughter of the late Bruce M. Campbell and Lillian C. "Pat" (Fremming) Campbell. Barbara graduated from Galion High School in 1962 and received her Registered Nursing Degree from Fairview Park Hospital in Cleveland. She earned a Masters Degree in Public Health Administration from Kent State University. She has lived and worked many places over her lifetime spending her entire working life helping and caring for other people and working for the U.S. Government. Most importantly she enjoyed being a dedicated nurse. She served with the U. S. Air Force during the Vietnam War, stateside, as an emergency room nurse at a private hospital and later was a Lieutenant Commander and a nurse in the U. S. Navy. In the late 1990’s she volunteered helping Native Americans at the Crow Agency in Montana. On Sept. 11, 2001 she was working as an Emergency Room Charge Nurse at Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan during and after the World Trade Center attacks. She then worked for the U. S. Customs and Department of Homeland Security. Until Oct. 16, 2009 she was working for the U. S. Coast Guard. Barbara enjoyed her work so much that her idea of a vacation was volunteering for Doctors Without Borders, an international medical humanitarian organization, teaching pulmonary techniques in Latvia. Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Sarah and Andrew Womer of Snellville, Ga.; one grandson, James Paul Womer; one sister and brother-in-law, Christine and Richard Holdrup of San Francisco and one nephew, David Copper, of Galion. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009 at Fairview Cemetery in Galion with Pastor Julie Fogle officiating with Military graveside services conducted by the Galion/Crestline area veteran’s organizations. Funeral arrangements are in the care of Richardson-Davis Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to one of her favorite charities supporting wounded combat veterans to the WVA Wounded Warrior Fund, P.O. Box 51, Lewes, DE 19958.

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