Mrs. Camp Dies; She lived at Apison
Was Member of Pioneer Family - Funeral
at 3 this afternoon.
Dessie Porter Camp, 85, a lifelong resident of Hamilton
County and a member of a prominent pioneer family in Apison community,
died Saturday morning at the home of her daughter Mrs. Carl Alton of
Apison, after a lingering illness.
Mrs. Camp was a member of the Apison Baptist Church.
She is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Luther Long of
Ooltewah: Mrs. L. L. Arms and Mrs. Paul Derben of Chattanooga; Mrs. James
Brooks of Beaver, Ohio, and Mrs. Carl Alton of Apison: four sons, Jess
Camp and James Camp of Apison; Luther Camp of Imperial Beach, Calif., and
Jarvis Camp of Ooltewah; and a sister, Mrs. Warren Blair of Little Rock,
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today at Apison
Baptist Church with the Rev. Carlton Peters officiating. Burial will
be in Plowman Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jarvis Kaneaster, Claude Kaneaster,
Elbert Bates, Owen Bates, Marshall Wisdom and Virgil Poe.
The body will lie in state at the church for one hour
before the service. It will be at the funeral home of the J. Avery
Bryan Co. until an hour before the service.
The Chattanooga Times, September 15, 1963.