|Birth: ||Nov. 15, 1931, USA|
|Death: ||Feb. 18, 2010|
Retha Kennedy Childress Hill Keith, age 78, a resident of the Brumley Gap Community, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2010 in the Johnston Memorial Hospital.
She was born on November 15, 1931 in Washington County, Virginia a daughter of the late John Roscoe Kennedy and Hesther Scyphers Kennedy. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husbands, Dennis Childress, Herman Hill and James Keith; one son, Nelson Childress; one daughter, Maxine Hill; one brother, Harry Kennedy; three sisters, Audrey Mitchell, Mary Ann Warren and Jean Scott.
Survivors include four daughters, Lois Wise and Husband, Mike of Abingdon, Wilma Fields and husband, Floyd of Abingdon, Patsy Fields of Bristol and Wanda Fredrick and husband, Raymond of Abingdon; two sons, Leslie Childress and special friend, Venida Kelly of Abingdon and Wayne Childress of Abingdon; 14 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; two son-in-laws, James Reece Fields III and Paul Hill; two sisters, Louise Corbett of Roanoke, Virginia and Levonda Alexander of Abingdon and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Retha Keith will be conducted at 7 P.M., Saturday, February 20, 2010 in the Frost Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Jason Nunley and Brother Eric Ramey officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Saturday evening prior to the service. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 P.M., Sunday at the Counts Cemetery in the Brumley Gap Community. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the cemetery by 1:50 P.M. Sunday. Active pallbearers will be her grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers will be the men and women of the Brumley Gap Community and her many friends.
Charles Dennis Childress (1929 - 1969)*
Leslie Allen Childress (1958 - 2013)*
Created by: McKenzie
Record added: Jun 07, 2013
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