RIPLEY – Willie Obie Childers, 64, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Ripley. He was born March 15, 1949, to Ray and Lona Esta Hill Childers in Tippah County.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. McBride Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include son, Keith Allen Childers of Ripley; daughters, Sandy Childers Tidwell (Rodney) of Ripley and Candy Childers; sisters, Nadine Hurt, Linda Gross (Jimmy), Reba Childs (D.A.), Lyda Gates (Earnest) and Pam Jobe (Anthony), all of Ripley; brothers, Michael Childers of Pryor, Okla. and David Childers (Peggy) of West Point; and four grandchildren, Matthew Pannell and Jessie, Jacob and Jarrett Tidwell.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
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