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Ercel Camp

CAMP Ercel Anderson Camp passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 15, 2012, at her residence in Jasper, FL. She was 93 years old at the time of her death. She was born in Lane, South Dakota on December 18, 1918, to Oliver Wendell Anderson and Delia Wheeler Anderson. Her parents and her brothers, Oliver, Lloyd, Elwood, and Dewey Anderson pre-deceased her. Her beloved husband, John Council (Buddy) Camp, of Jasper, Fl., passed away on January 23, 2008. They were married in 1939 and shared their lives together for 67 years. Left to cherish her memory are her four daughters, Sally C. Moritz, Valdosta, GA, Ellen C. Batcheldor (Dr. George D.), Taylors, S.C., Ann C. Roberts (Pete), Marietta, GA, and Bette C. Conine (Jim) Kennesaw, GA; 10 grandchildren, Julie Ann Moritz Hubner (Doug), Beth Moritz Howell (Mark), Jud Moritz (Anna), Jennifer Batcheldor Rexford, (Cory), Amy Batcheldor Brockwell (Jeff), Beth Batcheldor, Camp Roberts (Sherrie), Suzanne Roberts Perce (Shawn), Jamie Conine, and Ben Conine (Brittney); 14 great-grandchildren; Trey Hubner, Sally Hubner, Adrian Howell, Sarah Ann Howell, Wilkin Moritz, Sydney Rexford ,Cole Rexford, Molly Brockwell, Carson Brockwell, Brooke Roberts, Connor Roberts, Taylor Perce, Kate Perce, and Jack Perce. Also surviving is sister-in-law, Sara Camp Abel, Charlotte, N.C. This remarkable and gracious lady will be greatly missed by those whose lives she has touched. Her family and friends will remember her as a loving wife, a dear mother, an electric grandmother, and a dear friend. She was a devoted mother and created many wonderful memories for her family. She will be remembered by her family for her steadfast love and loyalty, her fun loving personality, her wonderful cooking skills, her beautiful smile, and for the fact that she never raised her voice! She earned and enjoyed the love and respect of all those whose lives she brightened. Ercel graduated from Pasco High School in Dade City , Fl. She attended Florida State University and was awarded a Teaching Certificate. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta Fraternity. Her first teaching job was in White Springs, Fl. While teaching school in White Springs, she met and married John C. (Buddy) Camp. She lived with her family in White Springs, Suwannee Springs, and in 1956 moved to Jasper, Fl. where she resided for the rest of her life. Ercel was an avid Gator fan who for years followed them to both home and away games. She spent her summers at her mountain home located in Land Harbor, NC. She and Buddy traveled throughout the United States in the family motor home. She was a wonderful bridge player. She was a charter member of the Ladies Golf Association at the Hamilton County Country Club. She won the Ladies Championship Golf Tournament at Land Harbor Club when she was in her late 70's. She was a member of the Jasper First Baptist Church. Ercel was fortunate to have dedicated care givers which provided her with and the opportunity to live in the comfort of her own home. The family would like to sincerely thank Martha Morgan, Kathy Boone, Alma Paul, Rhonda Chapman , and Marcella Temple for taking such wonderful care of our precious mother. The family will visit with friends at the Reid Funeral Home in Jasper, FL. on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, between 5 and 7 PM. A memorial service to honor Ercel's life will be held at the Riverside Cemetery in White Springs, FL. on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 11:00 A.M.. If you wish to make a donation in Ercel's honor please choose the or Haven Hospice 6037 US Hwy 90 W, Lake City, FL 32055. Harry T. Reid Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com

Funeral Home

Harry T. Reid Funeral Home - Jasper
901 4th Street NW P.O. Box 71  Jasper, FL 32052
(386) 792-2669

Published in the Florida Times-Union on Apr. 17, 2012
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