Originally created 11/27/98

Mrs. Violet Childers



Mrs. Violet Wilkie Childers, 82, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998, at University Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Poteet Funeral Home, Greene Street, with the Rev. Alan Faulkner officiating. Burial will be in Westover Memorial Park.

Mrs. Childers, a native of Clinton, Ind., was a former NASA employee at Cape Canaveral, Fla.

Survivors include two sons, Gene D. Childers Sr. and Terry O. Childers Sr., both of Augusta; a daughter, Marian C. Stranahan, Dalton; two sisters, Margaret Harlan, Mundelien, Ill., and Catherine Maurice, Clinton; and 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Terry Childers Jr., Scott B. Childers, Conrad Easler Jr., Jason L. Childers, Gene D. Childers Jr., Matt W. Childers and Chris B. Childers.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.