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Charles Leroy Childers
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Birth: Sep. 26, 1917
Tippah County
Mississippi, USA
Death: May 3, 1985
Tupelo
Lee County
Mississippi, USA

Charles Leroy Childers was drafted on November 2, 1942. He entered the Army at Camp Shelby, Mississippi and joined Company C, 55th Armored Engineer Battalion, 10th Armored Division around mid-November 1942. He served with the division at Fort Benning, Tennessee Maneuver area, Camp Gordon, and in France, Belgium, and Germany. He remained with the Division until it inactivated in October 1945. He was discharged in November 1945.

After the war, he farmed, worked for Alvie Goolsby Construction, Ripley Rubber Plant, and Oil Dri in Ripley. After the death of his first wife, he remarried and moved to Baldwyn, MS. He suffered a heart attack on May 3, 1985 (which was the birthday of his daughter Lois) and his funeral was Sunday, May 5 (which was the birthday of his son Tom). Malcolm George spoke at his funeral service which was conducted at the Ripley Funeral Home in Ripley, MS.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Burton Childers (1884 - 1970)
  Maude Addie Lee Jackson Childers (1889 - 1926)
 
 Spouses:
  Virginia Elizabeth Bennett Childers (1923 - 1970)
  Sybil Darwin Green (1920 - 1998)
 
 Siblings:
  Earl Brewer Childers (1908 - 1994)*
  Helen Janet Childers Hill (1910 - 1957)*
  Hester Mae Josephine Childers Reed (1912 - 1966)*
  Leonard Franklin Childers (1915 - 1959)*
  Charles Leroy Childers (1917 - 1985)
  Leslie Wallace Childers (1920 - 1997)*
  Gillis Terry Childers (1925 - 1961)*
  Gilbert Perry Childers (1925 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Little Hope Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Falkner
Tippah County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Tom Childers
Originally Created by: Shelia Cromwell Lyon
Record added: Nov 12, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6921473
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- Linda
 Added: Jul. 14, 2010
I miss those 6 pack of Cokes that you use to bring us home after work. You were a great man, father and friend to so many! Mary Helen Childers Davis
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 4, 2010
WE MUST ALWAYS REMEMBER OUR VETERANS. If we don't remember, then we as American's will have truly failed. Thank you for your courage and sacrifice. May G-d Always Bless your family.
-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 24, 2002
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