Tifton Gazette


January 22, 2014

William Jimmy Childers

TIFTON — William Jimmy Childers, 60 of Tifton passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at Tift Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Oakridge Cemetery in Tifton with Pastor Ronnie Vice officiating.

Mr. Childers was born March 22, 1953 in Tifton to the late William Comer Childers and Mildred Louise Childers Phillips.

Survivors include his son, Jason (Shaylen) Dixon of Peachtree City; one daughter, Julie (Chris) Maddox of Paso Robles, Calif.; three brothers, Tim Childers of Nashville, Terry (Lynn) Childers of Lubbock, Texas, and Bob (Brenda) Childers of Powder Springs; two sisters, Kathy (Tommy) Stone of Tifton, and Dottie (Tom) Edge of Athens; two grandchildren, Olivia Maddox and Micah Dixon; and several nieces and nephews. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.purvisfh.com. Purvis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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