- Ada, Oklahoma


July 2, 2014

John Mark Campbell

Tulsa — Funeral services for John Mark Campbell, 65, of Tulsa are at 1 p.m. Thursday at Church on the Move in Tulsa, with Rob Tumy officiating.  Burial will follow at Relocated Cemetery in Nowata. 

Mr. Campbell died Monday, June 30, 2014, at St. Francis Medical Center in Tulsa. He was born in Nowata on Dec. 6, 1948, to Francis Mead and Viola Maude (Clement) Campbell. Mr. Campbell grew up in Nowata and graduated from Nowata High School.  He was a member of the U.S. Air Force and after his honorable discharge, attended and graduated from Northeastern State University.  

He married Shirley Pugh on July 5, 1969, at Nowata.  Mark has lived and/or coached and taught in Dewey, Bartlesville, Stratford, Tupelo, Meeker, Claremore, Bixby and Collinsville.  He was a pilot for Craftmaster Homes while in Bartlesville and Stratford.  He was pastor at Stonewall Assembly of God Church during his tenure in Tupelo.  He, along with his late brother Paul, and his son, Jeff, owned and operated Campbell Construction his entire adult life.  He attended Church on the Move in Tulsa. 

Mr. Campbell was inducted into the Nowata High School Athletic Hall of Fame, Oklahoma Girls Basketball Coaches’ Association Hall of Fame and the Oklahoma Coaches’ Association Hall of Fame.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley, of the home; four children, Crystal Dawn Stewart and husband, Jason, of Springdale, Arkansas, Jeffrey Craig Campbell and wife, Crystal, of Claremore, Melody Ann Stewart and husband, Jerrod, of Claremore and Lacy Marie Ragland and husband, Joseph, of Claremore; a sister, Mary Hewitt of Clarksville, Arkansas; and 13 grandchildren, Ciera Yates, Katelyn Stewart, Billy Yates, James Stewart, Jonathan Stewart, Payton Yates, Cate Campbell, Addison Campbell, Luke Campbell, Callum Campbell, Madeline Stewart, Asher Ragland and Rain Ragland.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, James Campbell and his wife, Georgia Paige, and Paul Campbell and his wife, Shirley; and a brother-in-law, Bill Hewitt.

Memorials in Mr. Campbell’s name can be sent to the Mark Campbell Scholarship Fund at BancFirst in Claremore, the cancer research organization of the donor’s choice or simply check the organ donor box on drivers’ licenses.


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