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Barbara Joan Campbell

Barbara Joan Noble, known to those who loved her as “Bobby Jo” was born January 3, 1937 in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was raised by her grandparents, Grace and Louis Lee, along with their 13 children. She grew up with her aunts and uncles who were more like sisters and brothers to her.

She attended catholic school at St. Bartholomew in Little Rock before moving to Columbus, Ohio at age 18. Barbara worked at Mills Diner and The State Hospital before finding her career as a EKG Technician at Mount Carmel West. She worked there for over 30 years before retiring in 1999.

Bobby Jo is preceded in death by her parents, Eloise and Nathaniel Noble; sisters, Beverly Dixon and Patricia Noble Langston-Steele; brother, Nathaniel Noble; niece, Kimberly Lescalleet; grandson, Adam Hudgins and her Loving husband, Harry Cambell whom she loved dearly.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her one and only son, Eric DeBerry; grandchildren, Devin, Danielle, Keanna, KeRon, and Wade; great-grandchildren, Adam Jr., Victor, Dalas, Donyae, Joseph Jr., Kazion, KeZohn, KyLeah, King Mar-La, Faith, Xavior and Trayvon; great-great grandchildren, Taryn, Terrence Jr and Kianna. A Host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, many others who lovingly called her “Grandma”, and her last living uncle, Shannon Lee. ❤️

Bobby Jo was a sweet, fun loving woman who didn’t mind saying what was on her mind! She enjoyed playing cards, bingo, bowling and even played basketball while in Catholic School. Some of her favorite TV shows included Family Fued, The Golden Girls and Walker Texas Ranger. She will be missed dearly by all of us who loved her! And on today, her Birthday we celebrate her life!!!

Visitation 1:00pm and Funeral 2:00pm, Wednesday, January 3, 2024 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 East Livingston Ave., Columbus, OH 43232

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