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Billy Ray Childers

Funeral service for Billy Ray Childers, age 77, of Grand Prairie, formerly of Point, will be held on Wednesday, 2:00 pm, Feb. 8, 2017, at Clarks Chapel Church of God.  Bro. Nathan Bounds will officiate. Interment will follow at Lynch Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time at the church. Billy passed away in Arlington Memorial Hospital on Friday night, Feb. 3.

He was born Feb. 6, 1939, in Commerce, to Benjamin Franklin and Sarah Elizabeth Johnson Childers. He married Linda Kay Cason in Edgewood on Nov. 23, 1957. Billy was a certified welder and owned and operated a welding business.

Survivors Include:

Wife:  Linda Childers of Grand Prairie

Daughters:  Tina Childers of Waco and Deena Green (Bill) of Golden, CO

Son:  Brian Childers (Amber) of Grand Prairie

Sisters:  Rachel Brown of Emory; Patricia Buck (Danny) of Newnan, GA; Debra Elliott (Don) of Canton

Brothers:  Johney Childers (Georgia) of Canton; and Ronnie Childers (Pam) of Gorman

Grandchildren:  Casey, Tiffany, Sara, Corey, Carson, and Ben

Great-grandchildren:  Kameron, Emmett, Novie

Preceded in death by:   Parents

Funeral arrangements will be under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.

Author: Staff Reporter

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