|Birth: ||Apr. 26, 1928|
|Death: ||Jan. 27, 2008|
Funeral services will be held today for former Fairfield city council member and longtime Freestone County Museum curator Sylvia Bastin Childs, 79, who died Sunday, Jan. 27.
Mrs. Childs was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 26, 1928 parents Roy and Julia Kucta Bastin.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Fairfield where Mrs. Childs was a member.
Rev. Paul Kethley and David Filis will officiate.
Burial is at Fairfield Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Harry Moore, David Zilar, Pontene Daniel, Steve Emmons, Russ Loper, Danny Robertson, Jim McKee and Ed Rewine.
Honorary pallbearers are Neil Bass, Dr. J.H. Keller, Dr. Harold Moore, Tolbert Casey, Jr., Barry Capps, Charles Easterwood, Billy Ray Vestal, Dr. Jack Lendon Ritter, Sam Billbournias and Lane Stripling.
Mrs. Childs is survived by husband Clifton Childs, Jr. of Fairfield; daughters Julie Ann Medford and husband Rick of Fairfield; brothers-in-law J.D. Hudson, Jr. of Waco, Roman J. Petrowski of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Bill Goralski of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; sisters Betty Ruppell of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Janice Johnson and husband Harold of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Sally Muzlowski and husband Harvey of Sumpter, South Carolina; sister-in-law Francis Bastin of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; grandchildren Corin Kathleen Burrell and husband Eric and Thomas Edward Childs Medford.
She is preceded in death by daughter Janice Kathleen Childs; parents Julia Kucta and Roy C. Bastin; sisters Lucille Peotrowski, Le Wanna Goralski, Belvene Kozlosski and husband Frank, Geraldine Emanuclle and husband Joe, Norma Herman and husband Jack, and Marlene Bastin; brother Roy C. Bastin; mother-in-law Corin Watson Childs; and sister-in-law Carolyn Childs Hudson.
Memorials may be made to the Freestone County Museum and Fairfield History Club.
Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home of Fairfield.
Clifton Edward Childs (1927 - 2009)*
Janice Kathleen Childs (1951 - 1959)*
Created by: Harold N. Womble
Record added: Mar 03, 2008
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