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Lue Bell Wilkerson

April 10, 1925 ~ December 13, 2017 (age 92)
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Watson-North Funeral Home is deeply honored to be of service and ministry to the family of Lue Bell Gifford Campbell Wilkerson, age 92 of the Keith Springs community in Belvidere.  She was born April 10, 1925 to the late Clint Hamilton Gifford and Bessie Lou Cliburn Gifford in Westmoreland, TN (Macon County).  The house in which she was born remains standing to the day and is occupied by her Cliburn relatives.  In addition to her mother and father, she is preceded in death by her first husband, Frank James Campbell and her second husband, William H. Wilkerson; sons, Jimmy Hale, David Lee, Johnny Dale and Tommy Wayne; grandson, Jeffrey Dale Campbell; sisters, Wyonna, Leona, Estelle (Charlie) Brewer and Deanie (Ralph) Metcalf; brothers, J.T (Janet), R.B. (Oplia), Floyd (Thelma);  in-laws, John Campbell, Corda Steele Campbell. Ernest Wilkerson, & May Judge Wilkerson.  She is survived by children, Loretta  (Tommy) Bassham of Columbia, TN, JoAnn (Mark) Campbell of Sparta, TN, Doris (Tony) Edwards of Winchester, TN, Theresa (Brad) Allmon of Farris Chapel, TN, Katy (Ricky) Stephens of Keith Springs, TN, Mary (Kenny) Neuman also of Keith Springs, Bonnie (Ron) Taylor of Champaign, IL, Dottie (Scott) Jones of Farris Chapel, TN, Frank James Campbell, Jr. of Keith Springs; daughters-in-law, Barbara Campbell of Keith Springs; step-sons, Danny Wilkerson and Bobby Wilkerson; 28 grandchildren,, 43 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; in-laws, Chuck (Betty) Wilkerson, Barbara Mangrum, Judy Sisk, Vera Jo Marino, Lena (Kenneth) Steele, Mary Wilkerson, Linda (Dennis) Meier, Pam Wilkerson, Maybelle Wilkerson and many cousins, friends and church family.  She was a life-long member of Keith Springs Baptist Church.  She was a homemaker, mother and friend to all.  She enjoyed playing Rook and board games.  She was a quilt-maker and sold her hand-made quilts for $3 each to her cousins in California.  She continued making quilts all throughout her life.  She raised a garden every year and over the years, many enjoyed her green beans.  She never met a stranger and had a smile and conversation ready for everyone.  She could remember things and people before she was born and if time permitted, she could tell you how she was related to you.  Her deep love for the Lord was evident in all she did.  She always said the she could not remember a time the she didn’t have the Lord to lean on.  She credited Him for all the strength and courage it takes to live life down here.  She leaves a great legacy of love and memories of a life well lived.  She knew how to love, how to laugh and how to enjoy making life a celebration.  Her children and grandchildren will always remember her unconditional support and encouragement and having a “Little Debbie” to eat or take home with them.  She will be greatly missed by all and everyone and will remember her saying “I’ll miss you till I see you again”.   Visitation will be Friday December 15, 2017 from 2-8 p.m.at Watson-North Funeral Home.  The funeral ceremony will be conducted at Keith Springs Baptist Church at 10 a.m. Saturday December 16, 2017.  Interment will follow at Keith Springs Cemetery with grandsons serving as pallbearers.  Online condolences may be sent to www.watsonnorth.com.

 

  


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
December 15, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Watson-North FuneralHome
405 Sharp Springs Road
Winchester, TN 37398

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 16, 2017

10:00 AM
Keith Springs Baptist Church
1055 Keith Springs Mountain Road
Belvidere, TN 37306


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