Callahan-Edfast Mortuary & Crematory

2515 Patterson Rd., Grand Junction, CO


Alice LaVerne Childress

December 7, 1938June 22, 2020

Alice LaVerne Childress, age 81 of Grand Junction, CO, passed away at HopeWest Care Center on Monday, June 22, 2020, after a lengthy illness. LaVerne was born on December 7, 1938 in Dyess, Arkansas, to the late Harold Cline and Eleanor Alice Hale-Cline. She was survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Howard “Jitter” Childress of Grand Junction, CO; daughters, Jamie (Cliff) Heir of Colorado Springs, CO and Alice Childress Linch of North Pole, AK; and brother-in-law J.T. Hale of Tupelo, MS. No services are planned. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her honor to HopeWest Hospice, 3090 N 12th St. #B, Grand Junction, CO 81506.


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Alice LaVerne Childress

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Kristie Ross

June 24, 2020

Laverne was a sweet gentle soul. Funny and loving . Loved our conversations about God and what we have to look forward to. I will miss her dearly. Kristie

David Childress

June 23, 2020

Such a sweet and kind lady. We will miss this gentle soul very much.