Born: November 03, 1922
Died: May 22, 2013
Jacqueline T. Campbell peacefully went home to the Lord on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge.
Born November 3rd, 1922 at Ft. Riley, KS. Her parents were Brig. Gen. John Bellinger Thompson, US Army and Nina Cameron Thompson. She passionately embraced her military upbringing, and was an ardent supporter of the military and our country.
Jackie married Colin M. Campbell September 29, 1944 in Staunton, VA. It was a life-long love affair between Jackie and "Cog" until his death in 2000.
Colin served in the Army in Japan during WWII. After returning from the war, Colin finished his degree at Norwich University and attended law school at UVA. Their marriage was blessed with a son (Colin M.Campbell, Jr.). and a daughter (Nina C. Mathews) who survive Jackie's passing.
Most of Jackie's married years were spent in Alexandria, VA. Colin's career was in the insurance/estate planning world, while Jackie was a devoted wife and mother. Her life centered around her family, close friends, community service to the disabled, hospitals, and her faith. For many years, she was involved in Community Bible Study;and attended a home Bible study taught by Mary Alice Keller. Her faith also guided her to a life committed to helping those less fortunate.
She was a lady of grace, social manners, and strong values. After her husband Colin's death, she moved to Charlottesville in 2006, and there she lived until her passing. Often, Jackie spoke of having a wonderful blessed life;and of her gratefulness for it.
Jackie's family includes: Colin M. Campbell (Son), of Charlottesville, Nina C. Matthews daughter), of Zions Crossroads, Courtney C. Olsen (granddaughter), of Los Angeles, CA, formerly of Charlottesville, Colin M. Campbell III) grandson), of Los Angeles, CA, formerly of Charlottesville, Christopher C. Radi (grandson, deceased), and three great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a contribution be made to the charity of your choice in memory of Jacqueline T. Campbell.
A memorial service will be held June 15, 2013 at 3:00 pm at Westminster Canterbury 250 Pantops Mountain Road,Charlottesville, VA.