Frances Magee Campbell


Frances Magee Campbell

91, Columbia

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at First United Methodist Church in Columbia for Annie Frances Magee Campbell, 91, of Columbia, who died on Thursday, Dec. 13 at her residence. Burial followed in Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation was held from 1 p.m. until the time of the services on Saturday, Dec. 15 at First United Methodist Church in Columbia.

Born April 29, 1927, in Columbia to the late Joe McInnis Magee and Thelma Cole Magee, she was 1945 graduate of Columbia High School and a 1949 honors graduate of Mississippi State College for Women. She married Dick Campbell on Aug. 26, 1949, in Columbia. While he attended medical school in Oxford and Memphis, she supported their family by working as a secretary, including a position with the FBI in Memphis.

The couple returned to Columbia in 1957, where she worked with her husband in his medical practice and began raising their family. For many years, she co-owned and operated Milady’s Dress Shop in Prentiss with her aunt, the late Irvine Barnes. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church, serving many years on the memorials committee.

She was preceded in death by her husband; sister, Bobbye Magee Taylor of Laurel, and brother, Joe Glenn Magee of Houston, Texas.

She is survived by four children, Ann Campbell Scruggs (David) of Panama City Beach, Fla., Rich Campbell (Edna) of Mobile, Ala., Lynn Campbell Crawford (Bill) of Meridian and Sherri Campbell Oglesbee (Brian) of Columbia; five grandchildren, Will Campbell (Bethany) of Portland, Ore., Annie Campbell of Austin, Texas, Bentley Crawford (Sarah Love) of Jackson, Kate Crawford of Southaven and Cole Oglesbee (Keleigh) of Columbia; seven great-grandchildren, Isaac Campbell of Portland, Ore. and Lila Crawford, Annie Crawford, Luke Crawford and Campbell Crawford, all of Jackson and Warren Oglesbee and Sawyer Oglesbee, both of Columbia; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Will Campbell, Bentley Crawford, Cole Oglesbee, Rob Scharar, John Harvey and Jennings Gilmore.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to First United Methodist Church in Columbia.

Friends can sign an online guest register book at

Hathorn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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