Fuquay-Varina – Lessie Kinton Champion, 98, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018. A graveside service will be at 1:00 pm Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Cokesbury United Methodist Church, 6678 River Rd., Fuquay-Varina. The family will receive friends following the graveside service.
Mrs. Champion was born December 28, 1919, to the late John H. Kinton and Willie Jane Gravitt Kinton. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, George Wilson Champion Jr.; siblings, Floyd, Robert and John Kinton; sisters, Euna Butler, Hazel Wall and Lora Cotton.
She is survived by her daughter Jane Abernathy and husband, Horace; a son, Jim Champion and wife Linda. Grandchildren Katina, Michael, Kim and Michele seven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one brother, Billy Kinton and wife, Alice.
The family wishes to express their appreciation to the staff of Transitions LifeCare for their loving care to Mrs. Champion. Flowers are welcome or donations can be made to Transitions Life Care.
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I have just found out about Ms. Lessie. We had some good times when she would come for a visit with Ms. Euna. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers during this time. Barbara Davis Butler
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Lessie was a strong & good woman. We have many fond memories of her. Our condolences to you all.
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Alot of good memories with this lady, she will be missed.
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