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Sandra E Harper

September 26, 1948May 13, 2020

Sandra Elizabeth Harper was born to the union of Alvin Lee Williams Campbell and Beulah (Stanton) Watts Campbell in Clarksdale, Mississippi on September 26, 1948. Her parents preceded her in death. Sandra confessed her love for Jesus Christ at an early age at Centennial Baptist Church in Clarksdale.

Sandra was educated in the Mississippi Public School system, attending Booker T. Washington and Myrtle Hall IV Elementary Schools, Aggie High School and graduating from Coahoma Junior College. Sandra moved to Chicago in 1972 in search of a better life working as a cashier for several currency exchanges before landing her ideal job at McNeil Pharmaceutical and St. Bernard Hospital until she retired in 2011.

Sandra met and later married William Harper in 1982.

Sandra will be greatly missed for her kindness and generosity to others. Sandra had many passions which included, but not limited to, her love for reading, bowling and being with friends. She enjoyed shopping and being everyone’s favorite Aunt!

Sandra was a wonderful mother, mother-in-law, sister, aunt, cousin and friend. Those of us who knew her, loved her immensely. She was preceded in death by her sisters; Letha W. Franklin, Loretta W. Banks and Carolyn W. Garrett.

Sandra leaves to cherish her memory and mourn her passing; her loving son, Carzell Campbell (Dorothy); grandsons, Sterling J. Campbell, David Miller, Marlon D. Minor, Carzell Campbell, Jr., and a host of great-grandchildren; one aunt, Sarah Rhodes of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; brothers, Maurice and Mashella Campbell of Clarksdale and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A Letter from Heaven

When tomorrow starts without me And I'm not there to see; If the sun should rise and find your eyes All filled with tears for me.

I wish so much you wouldn't cry The way you did today; While thinking of the many things We didn't get to say. I know how much you love me As much as I love you; And each time that you think of me, I know you'll miss me too.

When tomorrow starts without me, Don't think we're far apart For every time you think of me, I'm right here in your heart.

Love Sandra

If Roses Grow In Heaven

If Roses grow in Heaven Lord, please pick a bunch for me. Place them in my Mother’s arms and tell her they’re from me. Tell her that I love her and miss her, and when she turns to smile, place a kiss upon her cheek and hold her for awhile. Because remembering her is easy, I do it every day, but there’s an ache within my heart that will never go away.

Her Loving Son Carzell


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April Campbell

May 22, 2020

Aunt Sam,

I miss you dearly. You were always my favorite aunt and I loved you so very much. I miss our talks, our laughs and even you criticizing me. I enjoyed every moment. The last time we spoke, I told you how much I loved you and you expressed the same; not knowing it would be our last exchange. I’m so happy to have you as one of the many angels watching over this family. I love you so much!

Jarve’ Campbell

May 22, 2020

I remember trips to Chicago to see you. You would always smile and give me the biggest hugs. I love you so much, and I’ll miss you. 💙

Ethola Garrett Irving

May 22, 2020

The Garrett family express our sincere condolences to Carzell and the entire Campbell family. Sandra(Sam) will always be remembered for her laughter, kind heart and kindred spirit. May she rest in enternal peace. Ethola and the Garrett family.

Michelle Miller

May 21, 2020

I often regret leaving Chicago because I feel as though I missed out on so much. Some things that were missed was hanging out with you , Grandma and Aunt Carolyn. I can see you all now sitting in Grannys kitchen laughing loud! Lol You discovered my love for bowling ,gave me my first Bra and endless side hurting laughter! I love you Auntie Sandra ! I’ll hold on to my awesome memories. Tell Aunt Carolyn and my Granny I love and miss them! Y’all don’t cut up too much, ok! Your Niece, Michelle


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