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Albert Lamar "Al" Childress

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Albert Lamar "Al" Childress Obituary
Albert "Al" Lamar Childress


Albert "Al" Lamar Childress, 94, passed away on Sunday, September 3, 2017. He was an Army Veteran of WWII and a retired Electrical Sales Manufacturers Representative. Al was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church since 1946 where he taught Sunday school for over 60 years and served as chairman to both the Building Committee and Pulpit Committee. He is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Lynn Childress; one son, Mark A. Childress of Hernando, MS; one daughter, Debby L. Mattei of Memphis, TN; two grandsons, Drew Dennis (Shantee') and Bret Dennis both of Florida; four great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. His family will receive friends at Bellevue Baptist Church on Thursday, September 7, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., with funeral service starting at 12 p.m. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. All memorials can be made to Bellevue Baptist Church Benevolence Fund. Online condolences can be made at
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Sept. 6, 2017
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