Jodee Rae Campbell, 25, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 4:58 pm April 10, 2022 at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri.
She suffered from Ehlers-Danlos Type IV. This caused Jodee several complications to her vascular and connective tissue during her surgery that she was unable to overcome. Jodee was born October 4, 1996 in Mount Vernon.
She married Scott Campbell on October 21, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas.
In addition to her beloved husband, Jodee is survived by her children, Leviathan Scott Campbell and Leighton Blake Jo Campbell, both of Mount Vernon; mother, Aimee Jo (Cole) Fletcher and husband, Matt of Phoenix, Arizona; dads, Walter Steele and Joyce of Phoenix and Steven Scott of Mount Vernon; brothers, Andrew Steele of Phoenix, Aaron Steele and wife, Madison of Savannah, Georgia, Brian Steele and wife, Brittanie of Greeley, Colorado, Josiah Scott of Mount Vernon, and Nathan Fletcher of Phoenix; sisters, Robyn Steele and fiancé, Josh of Herrin, Illinois, Elizabeth Jenkins of Dowagiac, Michigan, Kathleen Brouhard and husband, Shannon of Phoenix, Jenifer Strutton and husband, Shawn of Paulden, Arizona, and Ainsley Scott of Mount Vernon; Nana Fran of Herrin, Illinois; grandparents, Ray Cole and Kim Olivier of Mount Vernon and Pat Campbell and Mike of Phoenix; great-grandparents, Ervin and Mary Lou Yocum of Edgewood, Illinois; mother and father-in-law, Scott Sr. and Sandra Campbell of Valrico, Florida; several aunts and uncles, including Amanda Franklin and husband, Isaac of Herrin, Illinois, Annie Lowery and husband, Dave of Mount Vernon, Alicia Pemberton and husband, Zach of Mount Vernon; and several nieces and nephews. Jodee was preceded in death by her brother, Timothy Steele grandparents, Don Olivier, Jim Scott and D’Ella, and Ray and Claudia Cole; and great-grandmother, Yvonne Kowatch.
Jodee was the proud co-owner and operator of Botanical Babes Boutique. She enjoyed running her own business and playing the flute. Most of all, she cherished the time shared with her family. Jodee was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend. She will be deeply missed until we meet again.
A Visitation will be held Thursday, April 14, 2022 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. A Funeral Service will be held Friday, April 15, 2022 at 11:00 am at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon with Mr. Jon Henninger officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois. Memorials may be made in Jodee’s honor to the Ehlers-Danlos Research Foundation or to Leviathan and Leighton’s Education Fund, in care of Scott Campbell. Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.