Nettie Aneita Camper, 91 of Cambridge, went home to eternal rest on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at her home residence. Born August 12, 1925 in Smithville, MD, she was the first child of the late Thomas and Marian Marie Collins Sr.
She was educated in the public schools of Dorchester County. In 1941, she met and married her soulmate, the late Clyde Leroy Camper.
She accepted the Lord as a young child. During her membership at Zion Baptist Church she was president of the C.J. Branch Singers for two terms, served as an usher, member of the Willing Workers, Seven Gospel Singers and the Dorchester County Workshop Choir.
She was employed with several employers in the area as a housekeeper, canning factory, as a funeral attendant for Boardley Funeral Home, Old Fashion Foods and Phillips Packing Company. She was a recipient of several awards from the choirs for singing.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Collins Jr.
Her memory will be cherished by her brother, DonJuan Collins Sr. (Cambridge, MD); sisters, Delma Hill (Baltimore, MD) and Elizabeth Young (Cambridge, MD); nephews, Everett Young Sr. (Cambridge, MD) and Dale Hill (Gloria), Baltimore, MD; nieces, Robin Joanne Jones (Bernard), Fayetteville, GA, Peggy Pinkett (Trenton, NJ), Felecia Carter (George), Baltimore, MD and Carla Young (Cambridge, MD); nephew and niece that she raised as her own kids, DonJuan Collins Jr. and Zaquisha Wilson and a special someone that she took as her son, Billy Camper; great nieces, Natasha Lipscomb (Joel) and Brandy Jones (all of Atlanta, GA), Chardonnay Carter (Baltimore, MD) and Meisha Woolford (Cambridge, MD); great nephews, Michael Hill and George Carter Jr, (both of Baltimore, MD), Everett Young Jr., Kenny Harris Jr., Michael Batson Jr., A’corie Young, ZaMar Wilson, Zamya Allen, (all of Cambridge, MD) and Benjamin Jones; great great nieces and nephews, Jhazir Luke, Manajha Stanley, Keniyia Camper, Kavion Harris, Nychara Stanley, KaOmbre Harris, Ah’Zya Batson, Jor’Dyn Major, Masen Batson, Mykel, Kendal, Michael Jr. and Skylar; a very special friend, NaShia Collins; her special extended family The Campers who loved her dearly and she loved them; another close and dear friend, Renita Pinder; two very close caretakers, Pam Beasley and Gayle Washington.