Family Login:

Mrs. Ida Mae Beard Waites Champion

Share This Obituary


Memories & Candles

“Marta: So very sorry to learn of your mother's death. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time in your lives. Please...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Patricia McCullers

“Dear Marta, Henderson and family, I was saddened to hear about your mother's passing. Please know that you are in my prayers. I pray the Lord's...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Becky Hall

“Dear Marta Will and Family, Just saw on the internet Montgomery paper about Mrs. Ida Mae. So sorry to hear of your loss. Will always have special...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Louise Hall McGuinness

“Marta, we are so sorry to hear about your mothers passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Ron and Virginia Estes

“MARTA, I HAVE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY IN MY PRAYERS. YOUR MOTHER WAS A "SWEET LITTLE LADY" ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: MARGARETANN COLLEY

“May God comfort you and your family. Love, Joanne & Allen Windham ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Joanne Windham

“On behalf of the staff of Ellison Funeral Home, I extend our heartfelt sympathy and assistance in your time of need. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Ken Hammock

“MARTA, YOU ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.MAY OUR HEAVENLY FATHER CONTINUE TO COMFORT YOU ALL. LOVE JOHNNIE & PAM COLLIER ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: JOHNNIE & PAM COLLIER


CHAMPION, Mrs. Ida Mae Beard Waites, age 92, a resident of Wetumpka, Alabama died Monday, September 24, 2007. Graveside services will be held Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 10:00 AM at Carolina Cemetery with Dr. James Troglen officiating and Ellison Funeral Home of Wetumpka directing. Mrs. Champion is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Marta and Henderson Traylor; two grandchildren, Mark Traylor and Kay (Reg) Bass; and four great-grandchildren, Kristen (Jeff) Moran, Kala Bass, Haley Traylor, and Hannah Traylor. Her husbands, Leonard W. Waites and Eley Champion preceded her in death. Pallbearers will be Mabrey Whetstone, Weldon Owen, Larry Hodnett, Ted Hodnett, Jeff Moran, and Reg Bass. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at Ellison Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to the Carolina Cemetery Fund, C/O Sidney Moore, 180 Grass Farm Road, Titus, AL 36080.