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Eleanor Jane (Salmons) Cameron

August 23, 1938 ~ November 2, 2020 (age 82)

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Eleanor Jane Cameron, 82, of Columbia passed away Monday, November 2, 2020.

She was born August 23, 1938 in Fulton, to James and Sally Martin Salmons.   On August 5, 1955, she was united in marriage to Albert Cameron, who preceded her in death on January 21, 2017.  She owned and operated a day care for over 50 years.  She was very caring and kind and loved working with the children she kept.  She taught children’s Sunday School classes until her health declined at Millersburg Baptist Church and previously at Grace Bible Church, Columbia.  Her greatest joy was spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Jane is survived by two sons, Kirby (Marilee) Cameron of Columbia, Albert Neal (Joyce) Cameron of Auxvasse, and one daughter, Rebecca (Mark) Hofmeister of Columbia, 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, two sisters, Betty Halsey of Fulton, Mary Martin of the state of Pennsylvania, and several nieces and nephews and many friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Robert Dale Cameron  

Visitation will be Thursday, November 5th from 5-7 p.m. at Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel with masks required and strict social distancing followed .  The family will have a private funeral service on Friday, November 6th with interment following at the White Cloud Cemetery in Fulton.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Missouri Chapter, c/o Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel, 1610 N. Garth Ave., Columbia, MO 65202.




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November 5, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bach - Yager Funeral Chapel

Private Services

Bach - Yager Funeral Chapel

Interment following funeral service
November 6, 2020

White Cloud Cemetery, Fulton

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