February 13 1941 January 28 2020
Jerry “Vashti” Lee Childers, age 78 of Taylorsville passed away at his residence on January 28, 2020 surrounded by his loved ones. Born to the late Hub and Pauline Goble Childers of Alexander County. Jerry worked as an upholster in the furniture industry. He was a member of White Plains Baptist Church, enjoyed woodworking, coaching youth baseball, football, softball and basketball. Jerry also loved playing a bass guitar and singing. In addition to his parents Jerry was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Dennis Mennis. Those left to cherish the memories of Jerry include his wife of 51 years, Bonnie Jean Bowman Childers of the home, one son, Jeff Childers(Mary), one daughter, Shelia StClair (Anthony), three sisters, Wanda Childers, Arlene Russell (Donald), Martha Hammer (Harold), four grandchildren, Sarah, Hannah, Michael Childers and Shay StClair , all of Taylorsville. Also surviving Jerry are one uncle, Elbert Goble (Jane), one aunt, Sarah McCurdy and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation for Jerry will be held at White Plains Baptist Church on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 3:00 pm until 4:30 pm with the memorial service following at 5:00 pm. Rev. Tony Daniels will be officiating. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers donations be given to Hospice & Home Care of Alexander County, Inc. @50 Lucy Echerd Ln, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service. Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Jerry Lee Childers please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Jerry Lee Childers February 13 1941 January 28 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Taylorsville, state: North Carolina