Brenda Childress

June 26, 1950January 19, 2019

Brenda Childress, age 68, of Northport, Alabama went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 19, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents and her special nephew Dewayne Edward Cagle.

She is survived by her husband Galen Childress; step-children Andy Childress, Harry Childress (Jane), Sandra Childress, and Linda Bronkhorst (Robert); numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and sisters Linda Champion (Herb) and Shirley Fleming.

She enjoyed cooking, church, and fishing. She was the best cook in the family.

Pallbearers will be David Humphrey, Terry Bridgeman, Harry Childress, Andy Childress, Pete Cantrell, Richard David Childers, and James Ray Bridgeman.

Visitation will be Monday, January 21, 2019 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Sunset Funeral Home. The Celebration of Life Service will be Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 11:00 am at Sunset Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Montgomery and Rev. Scott Montgomery officiating.

The family extends a sincere thank you to the staffs of Northport DCH, Lloyd Noland Hospital, and DCH Tuscaloosa.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Brenda’s name to the charity of your choice.


  • Visitation Monday, January 21, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Services Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Brenda Childress

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Ira and Debra Petty

January 28, 2019

Linda and Herb: We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that we are keeping you in prayer. You have our sincerest condolences
with deepest sympathy in the passing of your loved one.