James Thomas Childress

Nov. 2, 1918 - Jan. 7, 1974
Son of Erve Henry and Zora (White) Childress


The Caldwell County Times
Princeton, Ky.
Jan 10, 1974

J. T. Childress, age 55, of Apache Drive, died Monday, Jan 7, 1974, at 6:30 a.m. in the Veterans Hospital in Marion Ill.

Mr Childress, a native of Webster County, Ky., was a member of the Northside Baptist Church in Princeton.
He was a World War II veteran and a member of the V.F.W. and the American Legion. He was employed by Robertson Lumber Co. before ill health forced his retirement about 3 years ago.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs Francis Myers Childress ; two sons, Michael and Bradley Childress, both of Princeton ; two daughters, Mrs Kenneth Gilkey of Evansville, Ind. and Mrs Peggy Barnes of St Louis, Mo.;
two stepchildren, Mrs Pat McChesney, Dawson Springs, and Mrs Kathy Phelps of Princeton ; a brother, Erve H. Childress, Caldwell County ; two sisters, Mrs Wallace (Myrtle) Byard, and Mrs Herbert (Blondell) Jenkins, both of Princeton, and three grandchildren, and one step-grandchild.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Morgan's Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev Douglas Anderson officiating.

Burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Princeton, Ky.

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