Zetta Jean Campbell, age 96, of Glenville, departed this earthly life in the afternoon hours of Saturday, January 11, 2020 at her daughter's residence with her loving family by her side.
She was born October 17, 1923 in Cedarville, daughter of the late Fletcher and Elva Norman Burke.
Zetta was the owner and operator of Ray's Grocery on top of Stewarts Creek Hill for 12 years. She also worked at the Glenville Glass Factory, Rubber Fabricators in Smithville, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. In her spare time, Zetta enjoyed working in her garden, canning food, watching WVU sports, and attending live gospel concerts.
Zetta is a Methodist by faith, former member of the College Street United Methodist Church and current member of the Crooked Run United Methodist Church.
On April 22, 1950, Zetta was united in marriage to Ray Campbell, who preceded her in death on June 6, 1985.
Surviving is her daughter, Pamela Furr, of Glenville, and grandson, Scott Furr, also of Glenville.
Along with her parents, Zetta is preceded in death by nine siblings, Walker Burke, Oleva Furr, Wanda Townsend, Oma Flinter, Eula Waldeck, Madeline Groves, Shirley Minigh, Elsie Kirkpatrick, and Iona Burke, and her son-in-law, Danny H. Furr.
The family would like to take an opportunity to thank Zetta's caregivers, Jennifer Hamrick, and Steve Tomi, for their care and compassion while caring for Zetta.
A funeral service was conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville, WV, 26351 at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Pastor Bryan Groves officiated. Burial followed in the Stalnaker Cemetery in Glenville. Friends were received from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary in Glenville.
In lieu of flowers, the family of Zetta request memorial contribution be made in her honor to either the Gilmer County Volunteer Fire Department or the Gilmer County Senior Citizens.
Ellyson Mortuary, Inc. was honored to assist the family of Zetta Jean Campbell with arrangements.