Carthage, NC
Ernest F. Childress, age 81 died Friday (October 7, 2011) at Peak Resource-Pinelake.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Monday at Red Branch Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Scott Innis and the Rev. Bob Morrison. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
He was a son of the late Romie and Stacy Marsh Childress and was a retired school teacher. He taught auto mechanics at Pinecrest High School and Union Pines High School retiring in 1991. His daughter Carol preceded him in death.
He is survived by: his wife of 62 years Dorothy 'Dot' Garner Childress; daughters Hope C. Goins and husband Charles of Carthage, Debbie Christian and husband Terry of Carthage; son Reese Childress of Carthage; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home on Sunday from 6:00 - 8:00 PM and other times at the residence.
Condolences: www.PinesFunerals.com

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  1. Thinking of you all. I have such great memories of time spent at your house with Carol. I have known Ernest all my life and his beautiful family. My prayers are with you all now. May God hold you in the palm of His Hands. Much love, Jenny Taylor-thomas

  2. Hope, PeeWee & Family, You have our very deepest Sympathy and sorry that we can not be there for you. May God Bless You!!

  3. Hope, PeeWee & Family, You are in my thoughts and prayers and have my deepest Sympathy. Please know that we all have you in our prayers. May God Bless You!!

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