Joy Allen Champion, age 60, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Sunday, October 26, 2014, along with her husband, Lindsey & daughter, Emily at their home in Cadiz, KY. Mrs. Champion was a 1972 graduate of Trigg Co. High School and a 1976 graduate of Murray State University with a degree in elementary education. She taught at Trigg Co. Elementary School for over 30 years and was honored as Educator of the Year by the Cadiz-Trigg County Chamber of Commerce in 2008. She was a member of the Cadiz Church of Christ where she had taught Sunday School. Joy was also involved in the local youth 4-H horse program in Trigg Co.. She is survived by: One Son - Ryan Champion, Oak Grove, KY, Sister & Brother-In-Law - Judy & Gary Williams, Cadiz, KY, One Brother - John H. Allen, Jr., Nashville, TN, Sister-In-Law- Lisa Champion, Cadiz, KY, Brother-In-Law - Loren Champion, Gracey, KY, Nieces & Nephews-Teresa Jones, Alyssa Jones & Brent Jones, Ethan Champion, Collin Champion. She was preceded in death by: Parents-John H. "Happy" & Madolen Downs Allen, Infant Son- Austin Champion, Father-In-Law & Mother-In-Law-Boyd & Doris Tomney Champion. 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: Cadiz Church of Christ, 2000 Main Street, Cadiz, KY 42211 or the TCHS class of 2001 Champion Scholarship Fund, C/O-Bank of Cadiz, PO Box 2020, Cadiz, KY 42211.
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