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Grady W. Childers

August 14, 1923November 25, 2011

Homegoing celebration for Mr. Grady “Chick” Childers, age 88, Rainsville, formerly of Gadsden who passed away on Friday, November 25, 2011, will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 28, 2011 at Collier-Butler Funeral Chapel . Revs. Aubrey Maye and E.J. Reynolds will officiate with burial at Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services Directing. Mr. Childers served his country in WWII, fighting in 5 major battles. He retired from Goodyear with 37 years of service. He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Sarah Staton Childers. He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Geneva Wilks Liles Childers, two sons, David (Wanda) Childers, Alabaster, AL, Michael (Sherry) Childers, Greenville, SC, two daughters, Marian (Aubrey) Maye, Chesapeake, VA, Pamela Childers, Gadsden, two step daughters, Vickey (Darrell) Sullivan, Huntsville, AL, Carolyn (Greg) Smith, New Berry, NC, twelve grandchildren, three brothers, Lonnie (Sandra) Childers, Belvedere, SC, Paul (Bobbie) Blackstock, Greenville, SC, Silas Blackstock, Greenville, SC, as wells as a host of nieces, nephews and dear friends. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday evening at the funeral home.

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November 29, 2011

Mike, David, Pam and Marian,
I was so sad to learn of Brother Childers passing. He was a second Dad to me. I'll always cherish the Saturday night trips to the car auctions and the ever present ice cream. I share in ya'lls grief.

David Self

Richard &Becky Stancil

November 28, 2011

" We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Brother Childers.But no one can take our precious memories away."

With our love and prayers,

William Jones

November 28, 2011

We were so sorry to hear of the death of
Brother Childers. Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this trying time.

Roger Breeden

November 27, 2011

David, Mike and Childers Family

I was so sad to read of the passing of your dad. I have good memories of both your dad and mom, from the days on Litchfield Avenue. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this trying time in your lives. I pray that God will Bless, Comfort, and Keep you all, now, and in the coming days ahead.....God Bless...

Wallace Smith

November 26, 2011

Grief can be so hard during the holidays, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one this holiday season.

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