Lillian W. Childress, 82 of Childress Mountain, So. Charleston went to be with the Lord Tuesday June 5, 2007. She was a member of Bible Center Church of Charleston, was preceded in death by her husband Zack, son James Edward, mother Lola Wilson Conley and father William Wilson. Lillian was born August 7, 1924 in Ellijay, Georgia and was a loving mother and grandmother. She worked for many years for the Kroger Company. After retirement she spent many happy years with her sewing and crafting and being a part of Arts and Crafts shows. She and her husband also made a career of antiquing. She had a deep devotion to the Lord. Her family was a source of joy and pride.
Lillian will be sadly missed by her daughters and sons-in-law: Lola and Chuck Roberts of So. Charleston, and Cathy and Mike Busch of Cross Lanes. She will also be missed by her grandchildren; Heather and Brittany Roberts, Ryan, Rachel and Samantha Busch. Also surviving: her sister at heart Betty Chandler of Jackson, Ohio, sister Bill and husband Huck Franklin of Oak Hill, brother-in-law Dr. Ross Childress and wife Roberta of So. Charleston, sister-in-law Jean Boone of Toledo, Ohio, sister-in-law LulaBelle Childress of So. Charleston, special niece Pat Franklin of Oak Hill, and many other loved ones.
Special thanks to her caregivers Pam Phillips and Cathy Snow. They are wonderful people and we also felt as if they were a part of our family. They were a special blessing from the Lord. Also a very special thank you to Dr. John Frame and staff for their care and compassion for Lillian these past years.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, June 8, at Curry Funeral Home 2097 Childress Road Alum Creek with Pastor David Jones, Pastor of Care Ministries at Bible Center Church officiating. Burial will be at Graceland Memorial Park So. Charleston. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 PM Thursday at the funeral home. Because of her love of children her daughters request in lieu of flowers that donations be made in her memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis Tennessee 38105.