Mary Annette Childers, 58, Gainesville, died Sunday, September 14, 2008, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 18, at Jesus Christ ChristianMinistries. Pastor William Long will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 pm Wednesday, September 17 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Childers was born in Jackson County. She was employed with UPS as a clerk. She was preceded in death by her father, Rusty Shields, and daughter, Lisa Renee Childers.
She is survived by her husband, Frankie Childers; daughter, Shemila (Marty) Thompson; son, Taurus (Jennifer) Childers; mother and father, Martha (Donald) Hunter, all of Gainesville; sister, Neice (Charles) Wilburn, Gainesville; sister, Kimbler (Norman) Robbins, Gainesville; brother, James (Nancy) Shields, Gainesville; brother, Billy Ray Shields, Sparta,; brother, Ernest Shields, Jackson Hole, WY; brother, James Henry (Gail) Pulliam, Gainesville; grandchildren, Shatora Butler, Justice Childers, Iriana Thompson, Taurus Tray Childers, and Anna and Alexandria Childers; and a host of other family and friends also survive.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville, was in charge of arrangements.