Campbell, Lewell, a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, entered the Kentucky Conference in 1831. Six years later he was appointed missionary to Texas, then included in the Mississippi Conference, which he joined in 1838, and held an active relation therein until within one year of his death, having labored eight years on circuits, two on stations, sixteen on districts, and one as agent for Centenary College. His last year he spent as a superannuate, dying Sept. 21, 1860. Mr. Campbell's early educational advantages were very limited, yet, by a life of close study, he became intellectually and theologically a strong. man. He was, ardent in temperament, energetic in life, and consecrated to his calling. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M. E. Church South, 1860, p. 227.