|Birth: ||Mar. 14, 1895|
San Saba County
|Death: ||Aug. 6, 1977|
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.
Beulah Josephine Laningham Childers (1910 - 1992)*
Note: World War I Veteran
Elmwood Memorial Park
Created by: Carolyn A. Smith
Record added: Sep 19, 2011
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