Ms. Channel was born Sept. 5, 1943, in Lamar County to W.A. and Mary Killey Stroman. She was a homemaker and a member of Friendship Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Lou Dean Olson.
Survivors include two children, Larry (Katy) Epperson of George West and Debbie Hunt of Pearland; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home chapel in George West with Rev. Phil Russell officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Friendship Baptist Church in Mineral.
Arrangements were under the direction of Galloway & Sons Funeral Home, George West.