Dixie Anne Campbell, 81, of Huntsville, went home to be with her Lord at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at Logan Acres Care Center in Bellefontaine.
She was born Aug. 12, 1936, a daughter of the late Robert Elsworth and Ruth Fraville Jacobs Sprankell.
Dixie was married to her first husband, Carey F. Kreglow, for 17 years and he survives in DeGraff. She married Clifford E. Campbell in DeGraff on Nov. 22, 1975, and he preceded her in death Nov. 11, 2001. She was also preceded in death by her son, Terry Lynn Kreglow, on Oct. 16, 1988.
Dixie is survived by her two children, Barbara Anne Kreglow and Glen (Jennifer) Kreglow, both of DeGraff; three grandchildren, Kelli (Tom) Stephens, Kyle (Samantha) Kreglow and Kodey (Heidi) Kreglow; nine great-grandchildren, Aubrey Stephens, Hunter Kreglow, Kalin Kreglow, Samantha Stephens, Malina Kreglow, Carter Kreglow, Max Stephens, Adalyn Kreglow and Amelia Kreglow; a brother, John (Anna) Sprankell; a niece, Rachelle (Ken) Faith; a cousin, Alice Jane (Don) Bauer; a former exchange student from Chile, Jorge Gonzaliz; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins of the Cliff Campbell family.
A 1954 graduate of Bellefontaine High School, Dixie worked for 31 years as a bank teller, supervisor and assistant manager for several local banks, retiring June 30, 2000. She was a longtime member of the Huntsville United Methodist Church, where she taught adult Sunday school classes, served as a trustee, church treasurer, chairperson of finance, and Connecting Links Women Group for many years. Dixie also held numerous leadership positions. She served as McArthur Township clerk for 14 years, treasurer of Indian Ridge Condo Association for 11 years, was a Bellefontaine Friendly Senior Center Board Member for six years, a notary public for 40-plus years, and was a 50 year member of Constance Chapter 78 Order of the Eastern Star in DeGraff which merged with Sarah Elizabeth Chapter 335 in West Liberty and eventually Bellefontaine Chapter 459.
She was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan and enjoyed crocheting, reading, crafting, flower gardening, baking cookies and tole painting. She most especially loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and the time she got to spend watching them play all kinds of sports.
Pastor Bryan Meadows officiates a funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the Huntsville United Methodist Church, 6611 Fruit Street, Huntsville, where calling is an hour prior to the service.
Burial follows in Huntsville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Dixie’s memory to the Huntsville United Methodist Church, 6611 Fruit St., Huntsville, OH 43324 and to the Logan County Friendly Senior Center, 934 S. Main Street, Bellefontaine, OH 43311.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff and online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.edsfh.com.