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Obituary: Charles Eugene ‘Gene’ Childress


Charles Eugene “Gene” Childress, 88, of Hope died Wednesday, May 17.

He was born in Mineral Springs Feb. 20, 1935. He spent 38 years with USDA, and was a member and deacon of Garrett Memorial Baptist Church in Hope.

Survivors include: his wife of 65 years, Barbara Childress; a brother, Leslie Childress; three children, Laurel McCarter (Mike), Randy Childress (Kate), and Gary Childress (Patti); also grandchildren.

Visitation was Friday, May 19, at Brazzel Oakcrest Funeral Home.

A graveside service was held Saturday, May 20, at Shiloh Cemetery near Mineral Springs.

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