Childress, Veda Elizabeth (nee Stafford), 87, passed away peacefully Friday, December 14, 2012, at her home in Sunset Hills, MO. She was born in Tebbetts, MO on November 16, 1925. Dear wife of the late Glenn R. Childress. Survived by: daughters, Vicky (Dick) Shimamoto of Sunset Hills, MO and Judith (Ron) Greenwald of Estero, FL; grandchildren, Sherry (Herman) Leitl and Cindy (Eric Hosack) Shimamoto of Eureka, Kim (Kevin) Murphy of Fenton, Troy (Vicki) Deters of Ste Genevieve, Jason (Amanda) Greenwald of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jesse (Ashley) Greenwald of San Mateo, CA, 11-3/4 great-grandchildren; 6 sisters; 2 brothers; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; Herod and Nellie Stafford (nee Branch); husband Glenn Childress; infant son, Charles Lee Hart and daughter, Linda (Jim) Deters. Services: A private graveside service was held at Summit Memorial Park in Holts Summit and a private Memorial Service for family is being planned for a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made in Veda's name to Mercy Hospice, St Louis, MO 63131, or to a
The Guest Book is expired.
Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Dec. 17, 2012