FRANKLINTON - Lizzie Hayes Champion, 90, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008 at Louisburg Nursing Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. today (Saturday, Feb. 16) in the chapel of Franklin Funeral Service, Franklinton, with the Rev. David Averette presiding. Burial will follow in Fairview cemetery.

She was born in Franklin County to the late Jim and Zena Fuller Hayes. She was a retired textile worker and a long-time member of Franklinton Baptist Church.

Surviving: her son, Ronald Champion (Rosemary) of Franklinton; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommie Champion, and her son, Jimmie Champion.

Friends may visit on Saturday prior to the service from 2 to 3 p.m. in the funeral home or other times at her son’s residence, 731 Wes Sandling Road.

Flowers are acceptable or contributions may be made to the Children & Youth Fund, Franklinton Baptist Church, 102 W. Mason St., Franklinton, NC 27525.