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Kate Olive Campbell

July 22, 1942 - June 9, 2018

Kate Olive Campbell

Kate Olive Campbell (nee Randall), 75, of Lorain, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Cleveland Clinic following a lengthy illness. She was born July 22, 1942 in Sandersville GA,, and had lived in Lorain for 70 years.

Kate retired after 44 years of service from Lorain Telephone Company where she was the first Black telephone operator. She was a trailblazer and very instrumental in having more women and minorities hired at the telephone company.

Kate leaves to cherish her memory her daughter Irene Campbell; 1 grandson Styles Stewart; sisters, Annie Thompson, and Mary Wilson; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents Willie and Jessie Mae Davis; sisters Lurlene Linder, and Irene Jones; and paternal and maternal grandparents.

Visitation will be Friday, June 15, 2018 from 11 a.m. until time of service at 12 p.m. at Point of Grace Ministries 6892 Lake Ave, Elyria. Pastor Vanessa Sykes-Young and Minister Betty Bridges are officiating. Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Lorain. Arrangements entrusted to Brown-Robinson Funeral Home, 2652 Broadway Ave., Lorain OH 44052. Online condolences at www.brownrobinson.com.



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Visitation:
Friday, June 15, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Point Of Grace Ministries
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Funeral Service:
Friday, June 15, 2018
12:00 PM
Point Of Grace Ministries
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