Lily Angeline Champion Smith, 1935 – 2020


Lily Angeline Champion Smith passed from this life Oct. 28, 2020. She was 84 years old.

Mrs. Smith was born in Isola, Mississippi, Nov. 10, 1935, and lived in Vicksburg, Mississippi, for many years before moving to Mountain View, Arkansas. She was the daughter of the late Owen “Jack” and Leona Marshall Champion. She retired from Waterways Experiment Station, was a former antique collector and owner of Angie’s Attic of Vicksburg. She was a longtime member of Pentecostal Church of Vicksburg.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Lloyd Smith; two sons, Paul Gary Smith and Harold “Hal” Lloyd Smith, Jr.; a brother Vernon Champion; and a sister Elza Champion Fought.

She is survived by her daughter, Connie Duchesne; brother Alvin “Rusty” Champion; along with three sisters, Marie Sullivan, Lois Williamson and Jeanette Harris Spikes; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren.

A visitation will be Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Glenwood Funeral Home with graveside services at 1:30 p.m. at Cedar Hill Cemetery with Rev. Dathan Tipton officiating.