Obituaries << Back to Obituaries


Vessie L Bingham

Birth Date: November 2, 1929
Death Date: September 13, 2015

Vessie Luree Campbell Bingham born November 2, 1929 to William and Lillian Campbell in Broderick, CA has passed away from a brief bout of cancer on September 13, 2015. She attended elementary school in Cool and Penryn CA; high school briefly at Placer High and St. Joseph’s Academy in Sacramento. At 16 years old she thought she knew more than anyone else and married Claude R. Bingham Sr. She was right. A longtime resident of Rio Linda she raised her 6 children there and is survived by all: Claude R. Bingham Jr (Bernie), Sandra Smith (Kent), Linda Hernandez, Pamela Cannon (Drew), Joel Edgar Bingham (Maureen) and Laura Bingham(Raymond) and Satomi Harada and over 20 grand, great, and great-great-grandchildren. A strong advocate of education, she began her own journey at 44 earning her GED high school diploma, her AA from American River and her BS in Social Work at CSUS. She spent the next 20+ years working with at risk students throughout Sacramento including Highlands and Grant High Schools. She loved her work and didn’t retire until she was in her 70’s. She traveled across the United States, Caribbean Islands, and even South Africa visiting her children, and for pleasure. She enjoyed quilting blankets for her children, and reading historical romance novels. She was a vivacious woman who dearly loved her family and her sweet dogs Sheba and Baby Cleo. She is missed. Viewing will be held September 17, 4-7:00pm Sunset Lawn 4701 Marysville Blvd. Sacramento. Her funeral will be September 18, 11:00am LDS Chapel 1 3621 Elverta Road, Antelope CA.

Sunset Lawn Memorial Park
4701 Marysville Boulevard Sacramento, CA
Get Directions
Church Service
September 18, 2015
11:00 am
- 12:00 pm
Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints
3621 Elverta Road Sacramento, CA 95843
Get Directions
Committal Service
September 18, 2015
12:30 pm
- 1:00 pm
Sunset Lawn Memorial Park
4701 Marysville Blvd Sacramento, CA 95838
Get Directions
September 17, 2015
3:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes
4701 Marysville Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95838
Get Directions
Add Entry
  1. I first met Vessie during a CACE conference i took her workshop on having fun. Boy was that fun, she had us doing all sorts of crazy stuff to relieve stress . She was always so happy and i loved, loved her beautiful hair. We will miss her smile and laughter. My condolences to her family.

Add Entry to Guest Book

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Upload Photo or Video

  • Choose Media to upload from your computer
  • OR Add a link to online media (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.).