Tony Lynn Champion, age 56, a resident of Dierks, Arkansas, died Monday, January 11, 2016, in Wadley Regional Medical Center in Texarkana, Texas. He was born January 21, 1959, in Nashville, Arkansas. He was a caregiver and member of the Dierks Church of Christ. Mr. Champion was preceded in death by his parents, Troy and Iler Barnett Champion and one brother, Tim Champion. He is survived by his aunt, Evelyn Shelton of Center Point; his special friends, Pam and Jerry Kirby and Mark Tyron and family; and a number of cousins. Graveside funeral services for Mr. Champion will be held at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 13, 2016 in Sunshine Cemetery in Dierks with Mike Moore officiating. Services under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in Dierks. You may register on-line at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com.