Sam Childers, 84 of Morgantown, Kentucky passed away Saturday December 21, 2019 at his residence. Sam was born August 8, 1935 in Butler County, KY to the union of Charlie C. and Leora Phelps Childers. He was a founding member of Green Valley Church of Christ and 4th District Fire Department. Sam and Addie Mae marriage was the first wedding held in Green Valley Church of Christ June 7, 1958. Sam was a United States Army veteran, Korean War Paratrooper. He was retired factory worker, farmer and enjoyed reading his Bible. Other than his parents he is preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
Sam Childers is survived by his wife of 61 years Addie Mae Childers of Morgantown, KY; two sons Greg Childers of Louisville, KY and Tema Childers (Linda) of Roundhill, KY; one granddaughter Karinna Snelling (Shane) of Nolin, Kentucky; 5 great granddaughters; 3 great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at the Green Valley Church of Christ Friday December 27, 2019 at 11:00am with Bro. Kenny Hart and Bro. Dannie Tarrance officiating. Burial will be held in the Lumbustown Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Thursday December 26, 2019 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm at the Jones Funeral Chapel and Friday 9:00am until funeral time at 11:00am at the Green Valley Church of Christ. Please share any photos, memories, condolences or light a candle in memory of Sam at www.jonesfuneralchapel.com Jones Funeral Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Sam Childers.