Chesterton resident Audrey A. Champion, formerly of Newbern, Tenn., died
Saturday, April 18, 2009 in Chesterton. She was 76.
Born on Feb. 25, 1933 in Tiptonville, Tenn., she was the daughter of Atlas
and Lois (Smith) Griswell, both of whom preceded her in death.
She is survived by son Bennie Coleman (wife Carol) of Dyer; daughters Nadara
“Debbie” Steele of Chesterton and Carla Kennedy (husband Terry) of Ocla,
Fla.; sisters Faye Curry of Dyersburg, Tenn., Doris Lipford of Mcnairy,
Tenn., Ermie Opal Reinhard of Mcnairy, and Carlie Jo Beard of Mcnairy; 10
grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
Audrey worked as a dietician at the Willows nursing home.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at 11 a.m. at
Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Cremation will be in
Heritage Crematory, Portage. A visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4 to
8 p.m. at the funeral home. www.ee-fh.com