Collierville Funeral Home

534 West Poplar, Collierville, TN


Virginia Childers Camburn

April 26, 1923January 6, 2020

Virginia Childers Camburn passed from this life to join her husband and daughter in her heavenly home on January 6, 2020. She was born April 26, 1923 to the late Wiley Simons Childers and Hattie Bell Reed Childers of Faulkner, MS. She was the last living child of eight siblings. On May 23, 1945, she married her high school sweetheart, Dewey M. Camburn, when he was on break from serving in the Navy during WWII. They went on to have three children, Ronald Camburn of Collierville, the late Paula Hammond (Daniel) of Florence, AL and Lisa Curry (John) of Germantown, TN. She was the grandmother of five grandchildren. Virginia loved supporting her husband, children, grandchildren, her church - Collierville Christian Church, her garden and the University of Memphis Basketball. The family will receive friends Thursday, 12:30pm - 1:30pm at Collierville Funeral Home. A private burial will take place later at Magnolia Cemetery in Collierville.


  • Dewey M. Camburn, Husband
  • Ronald Camburn, Son
  • Paula Hammond (Daniel), Daughter (deceased)
  • Lisa Curry (John), Daughter
  • Five (5), Grandchildren
  • She was born to the late Wiley Simons Childers and Hattie Bell Reed Childers.


  • Family Will Receive Friends Thursday, January 9, 2020


Virginia Childers Camburn

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Marianne Cook

January 19, 2020

Virginia was my former mother-in-law and one of the sweetest souls I've ever known. So kind and gentle. I'm sorry to hear of her passing but she is now with Dewey and Paula and in the arms of our Lord God.