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Parkway Funeral Home & Parkway Memorial Cemetery

1161 Highland Colony Pkwy, Ridgeland, MS

OBITUARY

Rebecca "Becky" Campbell Egger

May 21, 1954January 4, 2020

Rebecca “Becky” Campbell Egger of Gluckstadt passed away on January 4, 2020. Becky was born on May 21, 1954 in Cleveland, Mississippi to Eva Mae (Rozier) and Okley Lincoln Campbell. Her family moved to Ruleville in 1968, and she graduated from North Sunflower Academy in 1972. Becky was a nurse for 40 years, counting Elvis and Fannie Lou Hamer among her patients. She obtained a master’s degree in nursing, retiring in 2015 from her post as director of nursing for the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Stephen (Steve) Gilmore Egger, her son, John Okley Egger of Fort Wayne, Indiana, her daughter and son-in-law, Sage and John Harless of Madison, her brother and sister-in-law, Tommy and Betty Campbell of Memphis, her sister and brother-in-law, Susie and Sammy Hedgepeth of Greenville, and her five grandchildren, Stephen, Campbell, Culley, Julia, and Flinn.

Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. on January 6 at Highland Colony Baptist Church in Ridgeland with funeral services at 2:00 p.m. Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland is handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Magnolia Speech School, 733 N Flag Chapel Rd., Jackson, MS 39209.

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  • Magnolia Speech School

Services

  • Visitation Monday, January 6, 2020
  • Memorial Service Monday, January 6, 2020

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Jennifer Lovitt

January 6, 2020

I am so sad that I will not see Becky in choir anymore. She was a faithful member, and that meant that I got to talk with her quite a bit twice a week...as we altos generally would be talking when we weren't supposed to be. Becky had a very dry sense of humor, which I enjoyed. She made me laugh every time I saw her, and that's the truth. My thoughts and prayers will continue to be with Steve, as well as the rest of Becky's family.
Jennifer Lovitt~

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