Rev. Johnnie Davis, assisted by Rev. Jason Randall, officiated at the services. Burial followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Childress died on Monday, December 18, 2006, at 5 a.m., at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah following a long illness.
Mrs. Childress was born on May 30, 1922, in Caldwell County. She was the daughter of the late Firm and Rettie Gray Oliver.
Mrs. Childress was a homemaker, and a member of the Liberty Baptist Church in Lyon County.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Erve H. Childress; a daughter, Bonnie Dalton; and a granddaughter, Holly Childress.
Survivors include two sons and daughter-in-law, David and Betty Childress and Jeff Childress, all of Caldwell County; two daughters and son-in-law, Betty and Rod Thorpe of Eddyville, and Connie Bartee of Princeton; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.