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Celia G. Good


Celia G. Good, 91, passed away on July 19, 2022, at Medicalodges in Columbus, Kansas.

Celia was born on Aug. 15, 1930, in Nashville, Missouri, to Russell Letton and Grace (Taylor) Letton.

As a child, she grew up in the Nashville Christian Church. She was involved in establishing Countryside Christian Church in Pittsburg and served on the missionary board for many years.

Celia graduated from Mindenmines High School in 1948 and went on to earn a two-year degree from Kansas State Teachers College. She taught school for a few years. Celia started her career at Mt. Carmel Hospital, working as a nurse's aide, where she later advanced to a Physical Therapy technician.

In 1951 she married Norman Harold Campbell. Together they had three children. He preceded her in death in 1963. Celia later married Kenneth "Jim" Good, who had four children. He preceded her in death in 1992.

Celia is survived by her children, Mary Torchia of Columbus, Kansas, John Campbell (Cheryl) of Salina, Kansas, Jane Rhinehart (Brad) of Columbus, Kansas, Michael Good (Ronda) of Altamont, Kansas, and Cheryl Good of Stonewall, Oklahoma. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Shawn Smith (Karrah), Jeremy Smith (Megan), Amanda Simonds (Brice), Kayla Campbell, Kim Collins (Brent), Brea Vidrine (Jeremi), Shannon Neill (Shawn), Alan Good (Virginia), Heath Hilderbrand (Hilary), Rory Good (Lindsey), and eighteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, Norman Campbell and Kenneth Good; brother, Harvey Letton; two sons, Billy Good and Bobby Good; son-in-law, John Torchia; granddaughter, Haley Hilderbrand; and great-granddaughter, Emersyn Smith.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 22, 2022, at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Pittsburg. Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 23, 2022, at Countryside Christian Church in Pittsburg. Interment will follow at Crocker Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to Watered Gardens in Joplin or Countryside Christian Church in Pittsburg. Friends may drop off or mail memorials to the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home, 522 S. Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762. E-mail condolences may be left at www.bathnaylor.com. Arrangements are by the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home of Pittsburg, Kansas.