Cynthia Jean Wyatt Campbell, 74, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at Fair Haven Forest City with her daughter and niece by her side. Born January 26, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Reverend Argus Mack Wyatt and Leona Toney Wyatt.
Cindy was a devoted wife of 47 years to her beloved Clarence, mother to Beth, Nana to Caroline, sister to Perry, aunt to numerous nieces and nephews, and friend to many. She had the treasured gift of listening with compassion, enabling her to make a lasting impression on those she met.
She graduated from Western Carolina University with a degree in Business Education. She taught at Chase High School for 25 years in the Vocational Education and Guidance Departments. Soon after her retirement in 2007, she gained the title she fervently prayed for, Nana, when granddaughter Eva Caroline Suber was born in 2009. Cindy enjoyed cooking, reading. traveling to the beach, and shopping. She was a devoted member of Florence Baptist Church, where she enjoyed helping with the Messenger Newsletter until her health prevented her from being able to do so.
Cindy was preceded in death by the love of her life, Clarence Luther Campbell, in 2018. In addition to Clarence and her parents, she was welcomed into her eternal home by siblings Christine Wyatt, Mary Wyatt Randall and husband Bobby, Joann Wyatt Shytle and husband Bobby, Jack Carl Wyatt, sister-in-law, Bobbie Gail Gilbert Wyatt, and a host of other friends and loved ones.
She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Campbell Suber and husband Lindsay of Gastonia; the light of her life, granddaughter Eva Caroline Suber of Gastonia; brother William Perry Wyatt and wife Lucille of Hendersonville; numerous nieces and nephews.
A private graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2020 in the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery for family and close friends. The Reverend Dr. Bobby Gantt will officiate during the service, with special remarks by the Reverend Sally Queen and the Reverend Chris Fox. Masks and social distancing will be strictly enforced due to COVID 19.
The family wishes to thank Sherry Kimpton for her dedicated care of Clarence and Cindy in the final years of their lives. In addition, the family is indebted to the staff at Fair Haven of Forest City for the care and compassion shown to the Campbell Family over the last three years. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Backpack Program at Florence Baptist Church in Cindy’s memory, 201 South Broadway Street, Forest City, North Carolina 28043.
The Padgett and King Mortuary & Crematory is in charge of arrangements and an online guest registry is available at www.padgettking.com
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