MOUNT HOLLY- Robert Eli Childers, 83, of 1741 Old Hickory Grove Road, died on Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
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He was born in Jackson County, Ga., son of the late Robert and Emma Mozell Childers. He was husband of the late Eunice Mullinax Childers and was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Stone; and two brothers, James and Bud Childers.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the American Legion.
He is survived by two sons, James Emory Childers and wife Cindy of Franklin, and Robert B. Childers and wife Phonzie of Dallas; one daughter, Debbie J. Childers of Mount Holly; three sisters, Helen Hulet of Winder, Ga., Betty Rutledge and Evelyn Gilreath, both of Bethlehem, Ga.; two brothers, Dan and Gene Childers both of Winder, Ga.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and his special friend and companion, Ruth Childrez.
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Celebration of Life Service: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Woodlawn Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home.
Officiated By: The Rev. Caroll Flack
Burial: Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery, after the service
Funeral Home: Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to the
, P.O. Box 11454 Alexandria, VA 22312
Online Condolences: www.woodlawnfuneral.org
Published in Shelby Star on Apr. 26, 2013