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Laura Anne Campbell Harrison

February 10, 1941 October 3, 2019
Laura Anne Campbell Harrison
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Laura Anne Campbell Harrison born in Roanoke, Virginia, February 10, 1941, and died October 3, 2019 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Preceded in death by father James Franklin Campbell, mother Nell Hardy Campbell and infant brother Joseph Campbell. She is survived by husband Stephen Randolph Harrison of the home. Daughters: Stephanie Harrison Workman and husband David, Rebecca Harrison Ferrell and husband Alan, Margaret Harrison Rocheleau and husband Jeremy. Grandchildren: Hannah Workman, Jacob Workman and Leah Workman. Step-son James Danielson, step-granddaughter Cameron Hess and step-great grandson Ashton Levi Hess. Brothers: Billy Campbell and wife Delores, and Bobby Campbell. Sister: Margaret “Peggy” Rose Economou and husband Argie Economou. Niece: Jaqueline Kirkland and husband Danny. And a number of nieces and nephews.

Laura Anne was a devoted wife and mother. She was also a talented artist and writer who used her gifts throughout her life. She graduated from Hickory High School in 1959 as Salutatorian of her Senior class. She was a winner of the National Young Folks poetry contest, double winner in NC English teachers good writing contest and participated in various other clubs and activities. She went on to Lenoir Rhyne College and majored in English and Journalism. She was an English teacher for many years until she became a stay-at-home Mom for her three daughters. She was also known for Laura’s Windowsill in the Hickory News and variety of other artistic endeavours.

She later worked in the genealogy room (Carolina room) at the Hickory NC library. Here she fostered her love of research and genealogy.

Laura Anne, with her husband Stephen, took extensive care in researching and documenting the history of Old Saint Paul’s church. From this work, she wrote the book “The Faith of Our Father’s Still Lives!” It is being published by Catawba Valley Community College Red Hawk Press.

Memorial Service will be held at Old Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church: 2035 Old Conover-Startown Road Newton, NC on Sunday October 6, 2019. Visitation from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. Memorial Service at 3:00pm. Donations may be made to the Old Saint Paul’s Preservation Fund.


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Visitation

Sunday

6

Oct

2:00 PM 10/6/2019 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 10/6/2019 3:00:00 PM
Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church

2035 Old Conover Startown Road
Newton, NC 28658

Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church
2035 Old Conover Startown Road Newton 28658 NC
United States

Memorial Service

Sunday

6

Oct

3:00 PM 10/6/2019 3:00:00 PM
Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church

2035 Old Conover Startown Road
Newton, NC 28658

Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church
2035 Old Conover Startown Road Newton 28658 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Old St. Pauls' Lutheran Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

2035 Old Conover Startown Road
Newton, NC 28658

2035 Old Conover Startown Road Newton 28658 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church

2035 Old Conover Startown Road
Newton, NC 28658
Old St. Paul's Preservation Fund
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