Russell County Judge Executive Gary D. Robertson has officially proclaimed Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, as Mary Avis Guffey Campbell Day.
The full text from the proclamation is below.
Whereas, Mary Avis Guffey Campbell was born on November 29, 1920 in Jamestown, Kentucky. Her parents were Henry Lawrence Guffey and Ollie Mae Sims Guffey.
Whereas, Mary Avis Guffey Campbell went to Wooldridge Grade School, graduated from Jamestown High School in 1940, graduated from Berea College in 1945 with a B.S. degree in Home Economics, worked as a supervisor for the Russell County Cannery during WWII, and then taught Home Economics at the Russell County High School for 32 years, retiring June 30, 1976, and
Whereas, Mary Avis Guffey Campbell married Joe Frank Campbell on June 8, 1946 at the North Broadway Christian Church in Lexington, Kentucky. They had two children, Mary Jo Campbell Meadows and Katherine Elizabeth Campbell Gosser and one grand-daughter, Megan Nicole Meadows Satterfield, and
Whereas, Mary Avis Guffey Campbell has supported her professional organizations such as Russell County Educational Association, M.C.D.E.A., K.E.A., N.E.A., KH.E.A. and A.H.E.A., plus various county and community organizations. She was a member of the Bethel Methodist Church at the age of 14 and early in 1935 after marrying Joe Frank Campbell she moved her membership to Creelsboro Christian Church where she is still a member, and
Whereas, on November 29, 2020 Mary Avis Guffey Campbell will celebrate her 100th birthday,
Now, Therefore, I, Gary D. Robertson, Russell County Judge Executive of Russell County, Kentucky, do hereby proclaim November 29th, 2020 as Mary Avis Guffey Campbell Day in honor of a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and servant to the community of Russell County, Kentucky.
Given under my hand as Russell County Judge Executive,
This 29th day of November 2020
Gary D. Robertson Russell County Judge Executive
You can see the official document at this link: MARY CAMPBELL PROCLAMATION