Ewella Margaret (Dake) Camp, 79, of Jefferson City, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020, at Primrose Retirement Community.
She was born in the family cabin on June 29, 1940, in Maries County, near Belle, Missouri. The second daughter and third child of the late Ewell Harvey and Clorah Pearl (Cooper) Dake.
A 1958 graduate of Bland High School, she received a Bachelor of Sacred Literature degree in 1962 from Central Christian College of the Bible. Margaret returned to college to obtain her accounting degree graduating summa cum laude from Marian University in 1995 and went on to achieve Certified Public Accounting designation at the age of 58 in 1998. Prior to her retirement in 2012, Margaret worked for the State of Missouri, Office of Secretary of State for 12 years.
On August 28, 1961, at the Union Avenue Christian Church in Moberly, Missouri she was united in marriage to Daniel Lee “Danny” Camp. Margaret became a mother in 1964 and again in 1968.
Margaret enjoyed the outdoors which included housing, feeding and watching the birds, but mostly loved spending time with and caring for her family. Margaret and Danny lived in, many places across the U.S. serving their Lord in the ministry; including Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Montana, and Texas. She was a member of Capital City Christian Church.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Danny Camp of Jefferson City; son and daughter in-law, Dan and Sherri Camp of Lewis Center, Ohio; son and daughter in-law Del and Kim Camp of Joplin, MO; granddaughter, Madi King and husband Landon, grandson Colter Camp; as well as sister in-law and brothers in-law and numerous nieces and nephews; all of whom she loved and cherished.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, June Wiegers; and two brothers, Charles “Charlie” Dake and Ewell “Bud” Dake.
Visitation will be 9:30-11 a.m. Friday, January 10, 2020, at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home in Jefferson City.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Friday, January 10, 2020, at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home with the Rev. Bruce Elmore officiating.
Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Central Christian College of the Bible in Moberly.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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