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Ann Knight Champion

June 2, 1936 ~ January 16, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Ann Knight Champion Obituary

Ann Knight Champion, age 87, of Richmond, VA entered into eternal rest on January 16, 2024.  

Ann Liticia Knight Champion was born on June 6, 1936, to the late Annie D. Knight and Thomas Henry Knight, Sr. Ann was baptized and accepted Christ at a very early age. First Baptist Church and Cedar Street Baptist Church were her places of worship. She was affectionately known as Mom, Ms. Ann, Mother Dear, GG Mom, Grandma, Aunt Ann, and Hollywood.

Ann received her education in the Richmond Public Schools System and earned her diploma from Armstrong High School. She later became an RN and was employed by the Medical College of Virginia and E.G. Williams Hospital, from which she retired after forty-five years of service to the health care system. Some of Ann’s beloved organizations were Cedar Street Baptist Church and the usher board, The United Order of Tents, and Central Gardens Seniors Group.  She loved washing clothes, putting puzzles together, traveling, watching basketball games, tennis, talking on the phone, gambling, fussing, watching scary movies, and reading.

Ann departed this life on Tuesday, January 16, 2024. She called for her daughter, took her hand, and ascended peacefully. Ann was preceded in death by her parents Annie and Thomas Knight, Sr.; her husband, Edward Champion; brothers, Thomas Knight, Jr. and Knighton Hill; her son, William Knight; and her grandson ,Robert Knight.

Ann leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Shellie Knight; sons, Zachary, and John Knight; grandchildren, Nikki, Malcolm, Latonia, Delesha, and Heven Knight; 11 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves to cherish her memory her sisters, Maxie Sneed, Shirley Brown (John), Barbara Thornton (William), Audrey Brown, Carolyn Johnson James, and Thema Chavis; two special friends, Marie Sneed and Tracey Brown; and a host of family and friends that supported her through her walk of life.

A viewing will be held from 1 - 7 p.m. on Monday, January 22, 2024 at Wilson & Associates' Funeral Service - East Chapel, 5008 Nine Mile Rd., Richmond, VA, where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 23, 2024.

Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

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January 22, 2024

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wilson & Associates' Funeral Service (East Chapel)

Funeral Service
January 23, 2024

1:00 PM
Wilson & Associates' Funeral Service (East Chapel)

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Interment following funeral service
January 23, 2024

Oakwood Cemetery
3101 Nine Mile Rd.
Richmond, VA 23223


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