Rozella Mae “Rose” Campbell, 95, of Strafford passed away on June 25, 2024. She was born on Jan. 8, 1929, in Arkansas City, Kan.; the daughter of Murray and Pearl (Ferrar) Sparks.
On Dec. 27, 1950, she was united in marriage to Arlin “Al” Campbell. They were married for almost 67 years when he passed away on Nov. 6, 2017.
She grew up and attended school in Arkansas City, Kan. graduating from Arkansas City High School. She was a member of the Cassville United Methodist Church. She will be missed greatly by those who knew her.
She is survived by her son, Murray (Rachél) Campbell of Neosho; two daughters, Vickie (Brian) Klubek of Murphysboro, Ill. and Andra Florer of Strafford; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Al; her parents; a grandson-in-law, Carlos Alonzo; a brother, Norman Sparks and two sisters, Noralee Littrell and Delores McGuire.
Graveside services under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville were held on Tuesday, July 2, at Sparks Cemetery in Butterfield with Chaplain Jeff Baird officiating.


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