Dessie Porter Camp

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, Ark.
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.

Submitted by James O. Brooks, Jr.