Herbert “Doyle” Childers, age 89 of Dahlonega, Georgia and formerly of Pickens County, died Sunday, March 30, 2014 at his residence, following a period of declining health.
Born March 18, 1925 in Pickens County, he was the son of the late Delmer Childers and Clara Mae Moss Childers. Mr. Childers was also preceded in death by his wife, Mildred June Jones Childers, a daughter, Teresa Lynn Childers, two sisters and three brothers.
Mr. Childers had worked as a funeral assistant for many years with the Cagle Funeral Home in Jasper and was a member of the Nelson Baptist Church.
Survivors include, SON & DAUGHTER-IN-LAW, Chili and Connie Childers of Dahlonega, Ga.; 7 GRANDCHILDREN and 13 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN; SISTERS, Elaine Thomason of Jasper, Ga.; Adez Johnson of Jasper, Ga.; and Regina Dean of Jasper, Ga.; BROTHER & SISTER-IN-LAW, Lamar and Dot Childers of Jasper, Ga.; Several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the Roper Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Cory Rich will officiate, with the interment to follow in Sunrise Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday and until the funeral hour on Thursday.
Arrangements and Services are entrusted to the caring Staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory of Jasper, Georgia.