John William Childress

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

John William Childress, age 74 of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at his residence.

Mr. Childress was a native of Giles County, Tennessee and son of the late George Cecil and Irene Susan Baird Childress. He was a life-long farmer and retired from Tencoat Corporation.

He is survived by two sisters, Sue Cochran and Janice Johnson both of Deerborn, Michigan; two brothers, Roger (Sandy) Childress of Belfast and Tom (Rose) Childress of Lewisburg; four nephews, Timmy Childress of Smyrna, Chris Childress of Lewisburg, Tim Cochran and Mart Cochran of Dearborn, Michigan and a niece, Amanda Wells of Lewisburg.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial to follow in Lynnwood Cemetery in Lynnville.

The family was at London Funeral Home Friday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Saturday until the funeral hour for visitation.

London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.