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Sophia Marie Champion | Birth

By on December 12, 2012 at 11:44 am

Sophia Marie Champion

Allen and Deanna Champion announce the birth of their daughter, Sophia Marie.

She was born Oct. 20, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital, St. Louis. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

She was welcomed to the family by her step-sister, Ciara Champion, and step-brother, Jacob Champion.

Her maternal grandparents are Joyce and Clyde Heller of Waterloo.

Paternal grandmother is Wendy Champion of Granite City.

Tammy Taylor

Tammy is an award-winning Graphic Artist for the Republic-Times. She has worked at the newspaper for almost 15 years, while her and her husband Norman, of 34 years, are owners of Sunderman's Garage in Columbia. She enjoys photography and her five grandchildren.