Nelonia Virtiss Campbell

Nelonia Virtiss Campbell, 72, of Swoope, Virginia passed away Friday, July 1, 2022 at her home.

She was born January 9, 1950 in Bath County, Virginia, the daughter of the late Elmer Emmett Campbell and Georgie Virginia Ryder Campbell.

Nelonia worked as a lifelong caregiver, homemaker, and babysitter.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who loved gardening and the Lord.

Nelonia is survived by her daughters: Linda May Smith and husband Ernest, Virginia Lee Campbell, April Ann Campbell and boyfriend Tommy Sprouse; grandchild: Abbey Gail Campbell, Leslie Marie Moore and husband Robert; 1 great grandchildren; brothers: Emmett Campbell and wife Cathey, Homer Campbell and wife Brenda, Glenn Campbell and wife Kim, Billy Campbell; sisters: Sue Ann Patterson, Francis Sprouse, Betty Lou Campbell, Gloria Spradlin and husband John;  numerous nieces and nephews; and special pets: her dog Pepper and cat Bubba.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Elwood Campbell; a daughter, Shirley Marie Campbell; and 2 brothers, Carl and Casper Campbell.

A graveside service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at Little River Church of the Brethren Cemetery with Pastor Rob Via officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the cemetery.


  1. Robert

    Sending Love and Condolences I’m so sorry for your loss

  2. Carol Colvin

    im sorry for your ll lost i will keep the family and friends in prayers carolcolvin

  3. Shelby Fox

    Blessings to the family in the lost of a dear woman.
    Richard & Shelby Fox


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