|Birth: ||Jan. 31, 1914|
|Death: ||Oct. 29, 2005|
Copied with permission from the Shawnee News-Star:
November 1, 2005:
Tecumseh resident Leora Childers, 91, died Saturday, Oct. 29, in Tecumseh.
She was born Jan. 31. 1914, in Moore to Thomas Jefferson and Edna Whitten. She was a resident of Pottawatomie County nearly all of her life.
On Feb. 6, 1932, she married Leavern Childers in Pottawatomie County. Mr. Childers preceded her in death on Sept. 7, 1974.
Mrs. Childers was a homemaker and along with her husband, they ranched in Pottawatomie and Cleveland Counties. She enjoyed gardening, especially potted flowers and received "The Yard of the Week" award numerous times.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son-in-law, J.L. Sullivan, and one great-granddaughter, Andrea Sigman.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Leon and Sue Childers of Tecumseh, Doyle and Carolyn Childers of Bethel; two daughters and one son-in-law, Jerri Geralene Sullivan of Norman, and Nelda and Floyd Lester of Bethel; one sister and brother-in-law, Verna and George Crisp of Artesia Wells, Texas; granddaughters, Darla Watkins, Debra Sigman, Tammy Lee and Nancy Price; grandsons, Randy Childers, Danny Childers, Kenny Childers, Mark Childers, Mickey Childers, Lesley Lester, Jay Sullivan and Devon Sullivan; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter, Alixzandrea Lee Sigman.
Service will be 2 p.m. today at Cooper Funeral Chapel with Pastor Ruben Marquez, Church of God 7th Day, officiating. Burial will follow at Tecumseh Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.
Created by: Kay Sugg Best
Record added: Nov 02, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12241514
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