MOUNT HOLLY - Mattie Frances Childers, 75, formerly of 402 Clearwater Lake Road, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.
She was born in Cherokee County, S.C., the daughter of the late Lester and Susie Childers Crawford.
She was wife of the late Thomas Alexander Childers and was preceded in death by a grandson, Eric Shane Childers.
She is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth "Sissy" McConnell and her husband Butch of Gastonia; one son, Sam Childers of Dallas; one sister, Guynelle Philips of north Belmont; one brother, Lee Crawford of Denver; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Childers, will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Woodlawn Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home, Mount Holly with the Rev. Harold Holcombe officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Levine & Dickson Hospice House, 11900 Vanstory Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078.
Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly is serving the family.