Mary C. Childers

Mary C. Childers

CHILLICOTHE: Mary C. Childers, 74, of Chillicothe, died 7:55 p.m. Saturday, December 29, 2012, in the Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness.

She was born August 9, 1938, in Chillicothe, to the late Albert and Helen R. Koch. In April 1978, she married George E. Childers who died August 4, 2010.

Surviving are children, Rachelmae H. (Darrell) Diddle, of Kingsport, GA and Kecia D. (Phillip Waldron) Neal, of Bay Saint Louis, MS; grandchildren, Christopher Schwalbauch, Darrell O. Diddle, Tammy L. (Walter) Bailey and Angel M. Neal; and a great grandson, Christopher E. Bailey. She was predeceased by a daughter, Arlenefaith A. Neal and a sister, Christine Colvin.

Mary was a member of Plug Run CCCU.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, January 3, 2013, in the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Rev. David Marhoover officiating. Burial will follow in Twin Township Cemetery. Friends may call at Ware's from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

You may sign her online register at

Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on Jan. 1, 2013