Thomas Hardesty Campbell

Cumberland Presbyterian Minister

1907 - 1989

The Rev. Dr. Thomas H. Campbell, former president and dean of the Memphis Theological Seminary, died Dec. 21 in Harrison, AR.

A burial service was held Dec. 23 at Maplewood Cemetery in Harrison. Officiating at the interment were the Rev. Bobby Coleman, of Mountain View, AR, and Benjamin Clark, stated supply of the Harrison Church. A funeral service was held Dec. 26 at the Harrison Church, with the Rev. Carl Cook of Mountain Home, AR officiating. Memorial gifts may be made to the Campbell Endowment at MTS or to the Harrison Church.

Campbell retired from the seminary 16 years ago and served seven years as pastor of the Harrison, AR, Church. He was moderator of the General Assembly in 1973, and was a member of White River Presbytery for many years.

Campbell wrote several books relating to the history of the denomination, and contributed to A People Called Cumberland Presbyterians, the definitive history of the church. He most recently published Winds of Doctrine, detailing his experience with a variety of theological movements which have influenced the church in the last sixty years.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret, of the home in Harrison; a daughter, Jo Nell Reynolds, Odessa, MO; three sons, Samuel H. Campbell, Rocky Mount, VA; Thomas D. Campbell, Powell, TN; and Paul D. Campbell, Platte City, MO; 12 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
[Source: The Cumberland Presbyterian, February 1990, page 8]

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