Sally Ann Smith Campbell was born to Virgil (Dick) and Francis Elgin June 20, 1938. She peacefully passed away in her sleep August 9, 2015.
Her early years were spent on the family ranch near Nighthawk, then moving with her Mother to the house on Lake Osoyoos after her Dad passed away in 1950. Sally married Delmar Smith June 10, 1955. Together they lived in Tonasket working the family orchard and raising two children Kathy Mikkelson of Garden City Kansas and Randy Smith of Tonasket. Sally remained living in Tonasket after Delmar passed away in 1995.
Sally worked many years in the apple industry, both for the local apple shed owned by Bill Allstot as well as on their own orchard. She later worked several years as the school librarian for Tonasket Elementary School, followed by Oroville Elementary and High Schools. Sally loved children; especially reading with them. Sally worked several years with the Disaster Child Care Program, packing up the suitcase of toys, and traveling to disaster sites across the U. S. to provide child care for disaster victims.
Most of all Sally loved her own Grandchildren, and has always held a very special place in her heart for Billy, Noah, Emily and Jeremiah Allstot.
Sally gave countless hours to her Church, Kiwanis, and serving others.
Sally married David Campbell on July 21, 2012. She then decided to retire from Oroville School District and enjoy a life of retirement with David.
Sally was preceded in death by her mother, Francis Elgin; her father, Virgil Elgin, and sister, Dixie LeMay.
She is survived by her husband David Campbell; daughter, Kathy (Calvin) Mikkelson; son, Randy (Lana) Smith; five grandchildren; Theresa Bowen of Kent, Jake Smith of Pulllman, Kaitlyn Smith of Yakima, Allyson Smith and Cody Smith of Tonasket; and one great grandchild, Evelyn Bowen; four nieces and nephews and three great nieces and nephews.
Services for Sally Ann Smith Campbell will be held at the Ellisforde Church of the Brethren Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Brethren Cemetery.
All are invited back to the Church of the Brethren for refreshments and a time of sharing immediately following.
Bergh Funeral Service of Oroville/Tonasket in care of arrangements.