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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

WV W charter member, Shirley Campbell, passes.

(This information sent to WV Writers by Geoffery Campbell)

Shirley Campbell, age 91, of Charleston, passed away at home Monday August 17, 2009 with her loving son and caregiver Timothy by her side.

She taught in Kanawha County Schools in East Bank High school, she was a founding member of Mountain State Press and West Virginia Writers Association, published Hill and Valley Magazine for several years, she has published books and poetry collections, both fiction and non-fiction. Shirley was a member of Village Chapel Presbyterian Church.

Shirley was preceded in death by her loving husband, George Edward Campbell and a son David.
She is survived by her children Geoffrey, Anne, Martha, and Timothy; five grandchildren Amanda, Aaron, Scott, Laura, and Craig; and four great grandchildren.

A tribute will be held Saturday August 22 at 1:00 pm at Village Chapel Presbyterian Church with Rev. Todd Wright officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Harding Funerals & Cremations 514 50th St. SE Kanawha City is serving the Campbell family.