Jayne M. Hazleton Campbell, retired registrar of the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, died February 25, 2003. A long-time resident of Norman, she was a past president of the Junior League of Norman and president and member of the board of directors of the Firehouse Art Center. She also was a member of Junior League of Oklahoma City. At the time of her death she was a member of Oklahoma Friends Fighting Aids. She started an HIV test site in Norman and ran it for 10 years before moving to Oklahoma City upon her marriage to Jim Campbell on January 9, 1999. She also was president and co-founder of the Norman chapter of Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays.
Jayne attended the University of Wyoming, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and completed her degree in speech therapy at Kansas State University at Pittsburgh. She previously had worked as a speech therapist in Leesville, Louisiana. Continuing her education at the University of Oklahoma, she completed course work for a Masters Degree in Art History.
She was born in Shertz, Texas to Ali and Tom Moseley, grew up in San Antonio and graduated from High School in Cody, Wyoming in 1955. She was married to John Hazleton in Cripple Creek, Colorado, where they were performing in summer stock, and later lived in Miami and Chickasha, Oklahoma. Known for her quick wit and lively sense of humor, she maintained these qualities to the end.
An avid reader of history, she was particularly interested in medieval art and culture. Jayne was a second mom to many, sharing good times with those she loved and providing them with support and guidance in tough times.
Survivors include her husband of the home, Jim Campbell; sons Stuart Hazleton of The Village and John Hazleton Jr. of Tallahassee, Florida; daughter Alice Welsh of Norman; son-in-law Chris Poole of The Village; sister Mary Moss of suburban Los Angeles, California; brother Frank Moseley of Verde, Arizona; grandchildren Sasha Jayne Welsh, Mary Alice Welsh and Carl Jay Welsh of Norman and John Hazleton III of Tallahassee. She was a member of the First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City and was a long-time member of St. Johnís Episcopal Church in Norman. She began work at the art museum in 1988 and served as acting director when it was located as Nichols Hills. She retired January 1, 2002. Following retirement she worked on the museum archives as a volunteer and was writing a history of art museums of Oklahoma City.
Memorials may be made to OFFAIDS of Oklahoma City, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation or the endowment fund of the First Unitarian Church.