Dolores Lee Campbell, age 90, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 22, 2020, at The Methodist Oaks Nursing Home, Orangeburg, SC. She was born on February 8, 1930, in New Rochelle, New York to Raymond and Julia May (Glover) Pride. She graduated from New Rochelle High School, in New Rochelle, NY. She also studied business and secretarial skills at Westchester, New York community college. Prior to moving to Orangeburg, SC Dolores was a member of her family's place of worship Bethesda Baptist Church, in New Rochelle, NY. “Momma Campbell” as many of the children in her community affectionately called her, was one of the first African-American women to start and own an in-home child care business. Dolores opened her heart and home to all. She provided love, affection, and a safe haven for many children in Mount Vernon, New York Community. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading and watching movies.
She is predeceased by two children Michael Campbell, and Robert “Bobby” Campbell, two brothers Willard Pride, and Alfred Pride.
She leaves to cherish her husband John Campbell, four children Raymond “Jimmy” (Pearl) Campbell of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Linda Campbell of Orangeburg, SC, Cheryl Campbell of Silver Springs, MD. Reginald "Reggie" Campbell of Orangeburg, SC. Her loving brother, renowned musician Norman Pride, Mt. Vernon, NY. Her dear sister and brother-in-law Jeanette (John) Mosley. Grandchildren Douglas Campbell(who she referred to as her baby), Phillip Campbell, Jamillah Campbell-Green, Jamal, and (Hellenel) Campbell, Rasheeda Campbell, Hashim, and (Emily) Campbell, Kareem Campell. Fourteen great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Three bonus daughters (Deborah Bland, FL, Traci Campbell, NY, and Shonita Montford, SC). As well as many nieces and nephews and cousins.
The service will proceed as follows:
The viewing will be held on Tuesday, June 30,2020 at Glover's Funeral Home at 1:00pm until 7:00pm.
The service will be held on Wednesday, July 1,2020 at Glover's Funeral Home beginning at 11:00am. Services will be streamed live on our Facebook page Glover's Funeral Home of Orangeburg. All those attending must adhere to all COVID-19 rules and regulations.
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