Mrs. Fletta Gail Childress, 68, of Corbin, passed away Saturday afternoon, December 26, 2020 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Paul Edward and Pearlie Pauline Leach Williams born on October 30, 1952 in Speedwell, TN.
Fletta Gail was a homemaker and a member of the Corbin Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed learning and studying scriptures and researching genealogy.
On September 15, 1969, she united in marriage with Jerry R. Childress and to this union two sons were born.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two sons, Stephen Ray and Robert Paul Childress; a sister, Sylvia Lorene Bedwell; a brother, Carl Faxton Williams and a granddaughter, Brittany Lorraine Childress.
Survivors include her loving husband, Jerry R. Childress of Corbin; two sisters, Reba Aileen LaSure of Arthur, TN and Cecil LaSure of Detroit, MI; a brother, Paul Edward Williams Jr. and wife, Shirley, of Salt Lake City, UT; seven grandchildren, Stephen Ray Childress Jr. and wife, Tasha, Roy Childress and wife, Brittany, Nancy Childress, Mitchell Childress, Joshua Childress and wife, Destiny, Christopher Childress and Fletta Charlene Fleeman and husband, Steven; 13 great grandchildren; among other loved ones and dear friends.
Her funeral service will be conducted at the Corbin Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Wednesday, December 30 at 1 P.M. with Bishop Glenn Maguet officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Childress Family Cemetery.
Casket bearers will be family and friends.
Friends may call at the church Wednesday after 12 Noon until the funeral hour.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.
Please remember, during the continuing COVID-19 event, capacity restrictions, social distancing and the wearing of face coverings as mandated by the Governor of Kentucky will be followed during all services. We appreciate your help with these guidelines so we can continue to serve our community during these trying times in the safest manner possible.