Dr. Emily Kathryn Champion, DVM, age 31, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Sunday, October 26, 2014, along with her parents, Lindsey & Joy at their home in Cadiz, KY. Dr. Emily Champion was a 2001 graduate of Trigg Co. High School and a 2008 graduate of Auburn University with a Doctorate degree in Veterinary Medicine. She practiced veterinary medicine with a specialty in equine care where she had worked at Baronne Veterinary Clinic, located in Sunset, Louisiana, a equine medical and surgical facility that offered call services to local farms, training centers, and racetracks and had recently accepted a position at a neighboring veterinary clinic in Louisiana. She was a member of the Cadiz Church of Christ. She is survived by: One Brother - Ryan Champion, Oak Grove, KY, Aunts & Uncles- Lisa Champion, Cadiz, KY, Loren Champion, Gracey, KY, Judy & Gary Williams, Cadiz, KY & John H. Allen, Jr., Nashville, TN, Cousins-Ethan Champion, Collin Champion, Teresa Jones, Alyssa Jones & Brent Jones, Boyfriend- Chris Sankar, Louisville, KY & Canine Companion- Skylar. She was preceded in death by: Infant Brother- Austin Champion, Paternal Grandparents- Boyd & Doris Tomney Champion & Maternal Grandparents- John H. "Happy" Allen, Sr. & Madolen Downs Allen. Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc. in Cadiz, KY. The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Trigg County High School Gymnasium. A Joint Funeral Service will be held for Lindsey, Joy & Emily Champion at Trigg County High School Gymnasium at 1:00 PM Sunday, November 2, 2014 with the Brother Randall Evans, Brother Paul Cannon, Larry Kemp & Nathan Butler officiating. A visitation will also be held before the funeral service, Sunday, from 7:00 AM until the time of the service. Burial will follow at Lawrence Cemetery in Trigg Co., KY. Memorial Contributions can be made to: TCHS class of 2001 Champion Scholarship Fund, C/O-Bank of Cadiz, PO Box 2020, Cadiz, KY 42211 or the Emily Champion Memorial Scholarship, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, c/o Diana Turner, 104 Green Hall Auburn, Alabama, 36849.
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