LINCOLN - Linda (Hendrickson) Campbell, 78, wife of the late Rev. Ronald E. Campbell, went home to be with her Lord and Savior June 14, 2016,at a Lincoln hospital. She was born March 29, 1938, in Seattle, Washington the daughter of Herbert Clarence and Jennie (Hamro) Hendrickson.
Mrs. Campbell taught school in the Skowhegan area, Bangor area schools and Lincoln schools, both as a classroom teacher and a remedial reading teacher. She also taught at Enfield Christian School and helped to start American Heritage Christian School in Lincoln, where she taught first and second grade. After retirement she became involved in the Foster Grandparent program at Ella P. Burr School in Lincoln. She was a missionary alongside her husband in Christ for the Lumberjack Ministries in Quebec and northern Maine, as well as a faithful Pastor's wife at First Baptist Church of Harmony, Maine. They were church planters at the Church of the Open Bible in Athens, Maine, had a ministry in Skowhegan, Maine, as well as the First Bible Baptist Church of Lincoln, where they pastored for 29 years. She continued to be faithfully involved in the ministry at the Bible Baptist Church, teaching Sunday School, Bible Clubs, Ladies Bible Studies and much more. She enjoyed painting, gardening, and birdwatching, as well as keeping up with tech gadgets.
She is survived by three sons Carey Campbell and Marie of Ellsworth, Christopher Campbell and Linda of Burlington, and Jonathan Campbell and Lisa of Travellers Rest, South Carolina; a daughter Jennifer and Terry Upcott of Lincoln; a brother Grant Hendrickson and a sister Gloria Shultz, both of Washington State; grandchildren Jessica and Charlie Case, and Moriah and Mike Gerenday, all of Talkeetna, Alaska, Christopher Campbell and Abigail Campbell both of Burlington, Ian Campbell and Colin Campbell both of Travellers Rest, South Carolina, Mikayla Upcott, Nathanael Upcott, and Alana Upcott all of Lincoln; two great-grandchildren Owen and Loralei Case; as well as a very special foster grandchild.
Friends may call from 6-8 p,m. Friday at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road Lincoln. Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at the First Bible Baptist Church of Lincoln, with the Rev. Terry Upcott officiating. Interment will be in Lincoln Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at www.clayfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers please donate to Bible Baptist Church Memorial fund.