|Birth: ||Oct. 14, 1922|
|Death: ||Jun. 8, 2012|
Mary Ellen Childers, 89, died Friday, June 8, 2012 in a local nursing center. Services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 11th at the Merkel Church of Christ with Larry Gill officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, directed by Starbuck Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mary was born October 14, 1922 at Blair, Taylor County, Texas to Charles Emerson and Johnnie Belle (Jordan) Derington. She married Horace E. "Chili" Childers January 15, 1944 in Abilene. He preceded her in death September 4, 2009. Mary was a member of the Merkel Church of Christ. She and Chili loved to hunt and fish. She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking (lots of fish) and gardening. Mary loved her grandbabies and her family.
Survivors include her son, Scotty Childers and wife Debbie of Merkel; two granddaughters, Shelby Childers of Stephenville and Traci Childers of Merkel.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, "Chili"; and a son, Chris.
Horace Eugene Childers (1921 - 2009)
m Jan 15 1944
Rose Hill Cemetery
Created by: James Durham
Record added: Feb 22, 2010
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