Della Margrite (Chapman) Champion

KINGS MOUNTAIN - Della Margrite Chapman Champion, 83, a resident of the Oak Grove community in Kings Mountain, went to be with the Lord on March 2, 2013, at Kings Mountain Hospice House.

She was a native of Cleveland County, daughter of the late Quince and Minerva Lovelace Philbeck.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, 2013, at Oak Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Travis Northcutt, officiating.

A visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Harris Funeral Home and at other times at the home of the son, Jim Champion, 101 Butternut Drive, Kings Mountain.

Interment will be at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church Bell Tower Fund,1022 Oak Grove Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 or to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150.

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Arrangements are with Harris Funeral Home.

Published in Gaston Gazette from Mar. 2 to Mar. 4, 2013