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James Robert "Slim" Childers
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Birth: Mar. 14, 1895
San Saba
San Saba County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1977
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA

Abilene Reporter-News James R. "Slim" Childers, 82 of Ovalo, died Sunday in Shady Oaks Nursing Home after a lengthy illness. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Ovalo Baptist Church. Elder FRED BOEN of the Primitive Baptist Church of Tuscola will officiate, assisted by Rev. F. R. COLE, a retired Baptist minister of Abilene. Burial will be in the Elmwood Memorial Park, directed by Fry Funeral Home of Tuscola.

Born March 14, 1895 in San Saba, he married BEULAH LANNINGHAM March 20, 1930 in Abilene. He worked in the oil fields and farmed in Callahan County until 1939 when he moved to Ovalo where he farmed until he retired because of health. He was a member of the United Methodist Church. He was a World War I veteran.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter Mrs. FLOYD (LOYS) ALLMAND of Eastland; two sons, JOHN of Wichita Falls and TOMMY MCLEAN of White Sulfer Springs, West Virginia; five sisters, Mrs. JOHN (ALLMENDA) RIMMER and Mrs. S. H. (LOYS) VON RODER, both of Abilene; Mrs. FRANK (MARY) KENT, Mrs. DOYLE (MAY) MORROW and Mrs. J. (LYNN) PITZER, all of May; seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers.

Pallbearers will be ED GRAHAM, BUCK HARRIS, EUGENE GRAHAM, J. W. ALLMAND, ROBERT FLEMING, and CHARLES STOUT. 
 
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  Beulah Josephine Laningham Childers (1910 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: World War I Veteran
 
Burial:
Elmwood Memorial Park
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Carolyn A. Smith
Record added: Sep 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76772980
James Robert Slim Childers
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