Dennis J. R. Campbell
Dennis J.R. Campbell, age 70, of Maryville, passed away Monday, March 28, 2011, at Blount Memorial Hospital after a short illness. He was a member of Dotson Memorial Baptist Church and the Whittle Springs Golf Association. He was retired from Sears and owner of J.R.’s Lawn Service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Edith Bitner Campbell; brother, R. A. Campbell; and sister, Chrystine Smith. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Sandra Johnson Campbell; daughter, Bettye F. Wilson; grandchildren, Steven, Rodney, and Joshua Hodge, and Marc’el and Aleyia; great-grandson, Brayden Hodge; brothers and sister-in-law, Willard and Shirley Campbell and Basil Campbell; sister and brother-in-law, Brenda and Bruce White; mother-in-law, Faye Johnson; best friends, Gary Litton and Terry Cooper; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held 1:00 PM Thursday, March 31, 2011, at Miller Funeral Home Magnolia Chapel, Rev. Greg Kelly officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Lung Association. Family and friends will meet at Sherwood Memorial Gardens following the funeral service for the interment. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM Thursday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, (865) 982-6041, www.millerfuneralhome.org.