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Granville Alva Childress
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1899
Center Ridge
Conway County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1977
Hale County
Texas, USA

The Amarillo Globe 1-20-1977
HALE CENTER-G.A. Childress, 78, died yesterday.

Services will be at 2 pm tomorrow in Hale Center First Baptist Church with the Rev. Carroll Green, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Hale Center Cemetery by Freeman Funeral Home.

Mr. Childress was born in Center Ridge, Arkansas. He married Cerrena Bryant July 10, 1918 in Conway County, Arkansas. He moved to Hale Center in 1947 from Coweta, Oklahoma. He was a retired farmer and formerly taught the adult Sunday School class at First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his widow, two sons, J.Y. of Hale Center and Frank of Plainview; two daughters, Mrs. F.M. Chesbro of Coweta, Oklahoma, and Mrs. L.B. Dyer of Hale Center; two brothers, Norvin of Wagoner, Oklahoma and Gordon of Coweta, Oklahoma; a sister Mrs. Elector Willis of Haskell, Oklahoma; eleven grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.
Obit courtesy of Phyllis Campbell
 
 
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 Parents:
  James York Childress (1875 - 1934)
  Sarah Cordelia McKuin Childress (1880 - 1946)
 
 Spouse:
  Cerrena Lina Bryant Childress (1902 - 1984)*
 
 Children:
  Gustine N. Chesbro (1919 - 2000)*
  Franklyn D. Childress (1932 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna B. Childress Sowell (1895 - 1969)*
  Granville Alva Childress (1899 - 1977)
  Dempsey Childress (1904 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Buried in Block B, Lot 32, Space 2
 
Burial:
Hale Center Cemetery
Hale Center
Hale County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sharon Smith
Record added: Jun 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38054976
Granville Alva Childress
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Granville Alva Childress
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- Sharon Smith
 Added: Jun. 7, 2009
 
 
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