Kenneth Dewey Childers Sr

December 13, 2016

 

Funeral for Kenneth Dewey Childers Sr., 84, was Tues., Dec. 20, at 2 p.m. at Morgan Funeral Chapel, Attalla with the Rev. Earl Mitchell and Major George Price officiating.

A graveside service with military honors was in Bethany Cemetery in Reece City.

Mr. Childers died December 13, 2016, in Gadsden. He was born in Eva. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He served in the U.S. Air Force and spent 60 years working in the construction industry. His work accomplishments included the Raleigh-Durham American Airlines Terminal in North Carolina and the Federal Building renovation in Denver, Colo. He enjoyed golfing, travelling and sailing with his wife and family. Mr. Childers was a member of the First Baptist Church in Attalla. His parents, Eugie and Dewey Childers and a brother, Gerald Childers, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Jane Chastain Childers; children, Mary Jane (Gary) Crouse of Vermont, Alice (Jamie) Strickland of Alabama, Ken (Mya Hamilton) Childers Jr. of California; grandchildren, Nikki and Katie Crouse, Maycie and Brooklynn Strickland and Ava, Drury and Wiley Childers; siblings, Helen McClendon, Arlon Childers, Jimmie Lee Childers, Judy Ann Posey; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

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