Whitten Timberlake Chapel

7404 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA


Juanita Childress Goldstein

June 9, 1957September 6, 2019

Juanita Childress Goldstein, 62, of Concord went home to be with the Lord Friday, September 6, 2019, at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of Jack Freamon Goldstein.

Born June 9, 1957, in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of the late James Childress and the late Bessie Childress.

Juanita was a former Radiologic Technologist for over 26 years. She was a great singer and musician. She was a member of Jubilee Baptist Church where she served faithfully as a Sunday school teacher and in the Childress Family Gospel group. She loved the outdoors, gardening and her cats. She was also a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

In addition to her parents, Juanita was preceded in death by one brother, Mark Childress.

She is survived by her children, Jesse Stevens of Concord, Michael Stevens and his wife, Mandy of Appomattox; step-children, Serena Goldstein and Ian Goldstein, both of Ozark, Al.; two sisters, Diana Massie of Rustburg and Dolly Owen of Concord; four brothers, James Childress and his wife, Charlotte of Big Island, Wayne Childress and his wife, Margo of Concord, Pastor Roger Childress and his wife, Mary and Ken Childress and his wife Peggy all of Lynchburg; five grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be conducted 1:00 p.m., Monday, September 9, 2019, at Jubliee Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Fitzgerald and Evangelist Earl Clarkson officiating. Interment will follow in Jubliee Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m., Sunday, September 8, 2019, at Whitten Timberlake Chapel.


  • Jack Freamon Goldstein, Husband
  • Jesse James Stevens, Son
  • Michael Eugene Stevens, Son
  • Mandy Stevens, Daughter-in-law
  • Diana Massie, Sister
  • Dolly Owen & husband Tommy, Sister
  • James N. Childress & wife Charlotte, Brother
  • Wayne Childress & wife Margo, Brother
  • Pastor Roger Childress & wife Mary, Brother
  • Ken Childress & wife Peggy, Brother
  • Mark W. Childress, Brother (deceased)
  • She is survived by 5 grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

  • J.C. Childress
  • Skeeter Childress
  • Jamie Mayhugh
  • Andy Childress
  • Johnny Painter
  • Scott Ford
  • Doug Mayhugh, Honorary


  • Visitation Sunday, September 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, September 9, 2019


Juanita Childress Goldstein

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Arnold Phillips

September 9, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Please let us know if the family needs anything. May God bless .
Love Arnold and Debbie Phillips

Rhonda Wooldridge

September 8, 2019

Oh my goodness. This is such a shock . Juanita you were such a good friend in the time I knew you at Workman .I am so sorry. You were an angel in disguise and always serving as a bright light for all those who knew and came into contact with you.Your happiness was contagious . You will be missed

Becky Bryant

September 8, 2019

It's always hard to say goodbye, so I will simply say, until we meet again. Thank you for your friendship, thank you for the laughs, your musical talents, and thank you for just being you Juanita. Rest in peace my friend.