Nelle Childers, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday June 13, 2013 at her residence following a period of declining health.
Born June 30, 1935 to the late Ernest and Emma Duncan, Mrs. Childers was a lifelong resident of Dawson County. Nelle retired from AT&T after 30 years of service after which she was employed by Wal-Mart for 15 years. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church and was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank D. Childers; son, Charles John Childers; sister, Ellen Elliott; and brothers, Ben Duncan, Charlie Duncan, and Frank Duncan.
Surviving are her children, Nora and J. C. Jones, Dawsonville, Mark and Patricia Childers, Dawsonville, Emma Lora and Don Morris, Gainesville, Amy and Allen Garcia, Dawsonville; sisters, Lois Moss, Gainesville, Leah Holland, Oakwood; twelve grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday June 17, 2013 at 11 oclock at Harmony Baptist Church. Rev. Billy Joe Monkus and Rev. C. B. Martin will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends Saturday and Sunday from 4 until 8 at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.