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Johnston Childs
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Birth: Jan. 25, 1916
Pike County
Alabama, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 2000
Columbus
Muscogee County
Georgia, USA

Husband of Sarah Helen Harrison Childs.
Pvt. US Army, WW11

Uncle Johnston was such a joy and caused much laughter during our get-togethers. He moved really slow and we, jokingly, called him "lightning."

Aunt Sade said he came to her in a dream where he entered their home, wearing his old straw working hat, and said to her, "You better get your house in order."

He knew he was sick for some time before he died and was bitter about it because ever once in a while he would throw a glass in the sink or throw a chair. The night he died, he had been working outside, probably in his garden, came in wet with sweat, paced a little bit and changed his clothes into his pajama bottoms. Aunt Sade asked him, "Johnston, you're not going to take a bath?" He said, "No, I'll wait until tomorrow." He continued to pace a bit, then, said he was going to bed. Aunt Sade was sitting in a chair reading, when she heard him call her. When she went to their bedroom, he was dead. People tell her there was no way he was able to call her as his "Heart had busted," but she said she heard him so it must have been an angel telling her that he was gone. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Helen Harrison Childs (1915 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Parkhill Cemetery
Columbus
Muscogee County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Cryptside, Chapel of Pines Mausleum,
 
Created by: Barb
Record added: Dec 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23539428
Johnston Childs
Added by: Christine Thacker
 
Johnston Childs
Cemetery Photo
Added by: J. Benjamin Chrismond
 
 
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hey daddy, still missing you and love you very much. wish you were here. mama says she loves you also. girls are grown and beautiful and riley is a charm, just like you. love you always
- linda wilson
 Added: Jun. 1, 2011
daddy, i surely miss you and always will. l love you very much. mama and my girls miss you also, wish you were here to meet riley, i know that you have seen him. i know that you are always with us. rest in peace and hope you are fishing.
- luce
 Added: Mar. 17, 2008
We miss you today. Merry Heavenly Christmas, Uncle Johnston.
- Barb
 Added: Dec. 24, 2007
 
 
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