Patsy Ann (Campbell) Bland, 84, Nevada, MO passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada.
Patsy was born November 6, 1938 in Moundville, MO to Howard J. and Glady I. (Hall) Campbell. She was united in marriage to Gene E. “Skip” Bland on September 7, 1958 in Bronaugh, MO and he preceded her in death in 1987.
Patsy was raised in Moundville. She attended school in Moundville and graduated from Bronaugh High School Class of 1956.
Throughout her life she worked at various jobs including being an operator for a telephone company from 1960 until 1972 when dialing became available, Gibson’s in Nevada, Key Work Clothes in Nevada, Marlon’s Restaurant in Bronaugh as a Hostess, West Central In-Home Care, and Mercy Hospital Housekeeping in Ft. Scott, KS from where she retired due to gradual loss of her eyesight.
Patsy was a member of the Moundville Methodist Church where she was baptized at an early age. She loved to travel, and especially loved being with her family.
Survivors include four children, Sandra Edwards (Harvey), Beulah, KS, Carol Maberry (Alan), Lamar, MO, Charles Bland, Webb City, MO, and Susan Garver (Earnie), Rockville, MO; three grandchildren, Josh Edwards (Marti), Ethan Mitts (Breanna), and Evan Mitts (Alisha); five step-grandchildren; three great grandchildren, Zane, Rowan, and Mason; 16 step-great grandchildren; five step great-great-grandchildren; sister, Alberta Hagenson, Nevada; sister-in-law, Dorothy Campbell, Pittsburg, KS; two step brothers, Don Spangler, and Mick Spangler; numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband Gene, she was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Louise Landers, and Trixie Daugherty; four brothers, Gene Campbell, Cecil Campbell, John Campbell, and Baxter Campbell; and two step brothers, Jim Spangler, and John Spangler.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 26, 2023 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Ed Post officiating. Interment will follow in the National Cemetery in Ft. Scott, KS at 12:30 p.m.
The family will receive friends from 10-11:00 a.m. on Friday morning prior to the service.
Memorials are suggested in her name to the Missouri Council of the Blind c/o Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.
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