Mary Louise Shell Champion
Mary Louise Shell Champion, 76, passed away October 1, 2012, at her home. Funeral services will be Monday, October 8, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Doug Moody officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Champion was born May 16, 1936, in Limestone County to Roy L. Shell and Mamie L. Miller Shell. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, Robert Jackson Miller and Arsula Ruth Miller; brother, David Lester Shell; and sisters, Leta Shell Vest and Martha Shell Fones.
She is survived by her husband, Billy Joe Champion; son, Bill "Joe" Champion II of Decatur; brother, Arnold J. Shell; sisters, Margaret Shell Dunn, Sarah Shell Pressnell, Sandra Shell Floerkey and Melissa Shell Lanier all of Decatur; and grandchild, Morrigan Gabriel Champion.
This obituary was originally published in the Decatur Daily.