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Bonnie Thurston Childs
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Birth: Mar. 1, 1914
Grove
Webster Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1996
Minden
Webster Parish
Louisiana, USA

Bonnie Thurston Childs was the son of Pharris Franklin Childs. He was born on March 1, 1914 in Grove, Louisiana. He first married O'Leater Young and second Hollis Jean Houston. He died in Minden, Louisiana on April 28, 1996.

Minden (LA) Press-Herald (Apr 30, 1996)

B. Thurston Childs

Mr. B. Thurston Childs, 82, of Minden, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 1996 following a lengthy illness. Childs was a retired superintendent for Alpha Construction Co.

Funeral services will be held at Rose-Neath Funeral Home's Minden Chapel under the direction of Rev. Malcolm Self at 10:30 a.m. on May 1, 1996. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Haughton.

Childs was preceded in death by his parents: Pharis Franklin Childs and Mamie Love Bonnell; his first wife, O'Leater Young Childs; daughter Gwendolyn Gail Graham; grandson, Ronny Thurston Makowsky.

Childs is survived by wife, Hollis Jeanne Houston Childs of Minden; two daughters, Sandra Faye Haynie and husband Leon and Gloria Joye Makowsky and husband Sam, all of Minden; two step-sons, Rodger Mitchell and wife Barbara of Shongaloo and David Mitchell and wife Kathleen of Atlanta, Texas; two sisters, Thelma Hodges and Ruth Boothe both of Evergreen; brother Huey Childs of Elm Grove; 7 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 6 step-grandchildren.

Thanks to Yon for providing the obituary. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Pharris Franklin Childs (1885 - 1957)
  Mamie Bonnell Childs (1893 - 1969)
 
 Spouses:
  Oleater Young Childs (1920 - 1980)
  Hollis Jeanne Houston Childs (1927 - 2008)*
 
 Children:
  Gwendolyn Gail Childs Graham (1940 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lilous Childs (1909 - 1909)*
  Pharris Leslie Childs (1910 - 1980)*
  Charles Garvis Childs (1912 - 1982)*
  Bonnie Thurston Childs (1914 - 1996)
  Thelma Childs Hodges (1917 - 2009)*
  Ruth Ava Childs Boothe (1923 - 2001)*
  Huey Palburn Childs (1928 - 2001)*
  Infant Childs (1934 - 1934)*
  Infant Childs (1936 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Haughton
Bossier Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: KC
Record added: May 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69308549
Bonnie Thurston Childs
Added by: Virginia Wilson Bailey
 
Bonnie Thurston Childs
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Added by: Christine
 
 
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- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Nov. 29, 2012

- Virginia Wilson Bailey
 Added: Oct. 22, 2011

- Joye Childs Makowsky
 Added: Aug. 26, 2011
 
 
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