Dorothy Campbell

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KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Dorothy (Dot) Moody Campbell, was born on Feb. 6, 1922, and went to her Heavenly Father on Thursday, May, 2, 2013, at 11:11 p.m.

Dorothy grew up in Green County near Chuckey, Tenn. She was an employee of TEC for many years, Kingsport City School cafeteria, finally retiring from McDonalds in 1984. She was a member of St. Matthew's UMC, UM Woman, VFW, American Legion, Woman of the Moose (WOTM) for 57 years. She was very active in her church and WOTM.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her first husband, John Robert Moody; her second husband, Charles Gilmer Campbell; her mother, Florence Showman; her aunt Rhody who raised her; brothers, Bob Showman and Hubert Showman; two sisters, Lucille Jeffers and Kate Bailey; three sisters-in-law, Kitty Showman, Ann Showman, and Ruth Showman; and brother-in-law, Marvin Jeffers.

Survivors include her two sons, Kenneth Moody and wife Barbara of Jacksonville, and Terry Moody of Kingsport; daughter, Karen Gatewood of Kingsport; stepdaughter, Joy Campbell Brown of Kingsport; three grandchildren, Kenneth Robert, Wesley Ray and Jennifer Elaine Moody, all of North Carolina; five stepgrandchildren; along with several stepgreat-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at Carter-Trent Funeral Home, 520 Watauga Street, Kingsport, Tenn. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. in the chapel with the Rev. Ray Amos Jr. officiating. Pallbearers will be family and relatives.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5 at the Emory UMC Cemetery, Kingsport. Those attending are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m.

The family wants to thank all of the people at Amedysis Hospice and Emeritus of Kingsport Assisted Living.

You may send memorial contributions to St. Matthew United Methodist Church, 2505 Nathan Street, Kingsport, TN 37664.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport is serving the Campbell family.

Published in Jacksonville Daily News from May 4 to May 7, 2013