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Thursday January 21st, 2021

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George Watson Childers, Jr.

George Watson Childers, Jr., age 72 of Fairmount, GA, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at AdventHealth Gordon. George was born on February 5, 1948 in Pickens County to the late George Watson Childers, Sr. and Ora Parker Childers. He was employed by Soloman & White for 40 years as a truck driver, and Mohawk for 10 years. George loved mowing his lawn and driving trucks. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by brothers, Max Childers and his wife Jean, Tom Childers and his wife Wanda, Guy Childers and his wife Brenda; brother-in-law, Ham Childers; sister-in-laws, Betty Jo Chastain, and Ann Childers. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Sandra Childers; daughter, Dondra Hendrix and her husband Allen; brothers, Ed Childers, James Childers, Herman Childers and his wife Lynn, Bobby Childers and his wife Martha, Melvin Childers and his wife Sally; sisters, Linda Childers, Gail Neighbors, and Bonnie Pruitt and her husband Ronnie brother-in-law, Tim Stafford, Jeff Stafford and his wife Vanessa, and Johnny Chastain; two grandchildren, Dawson Hendrix and Donovan Hendrix; special nephew, Blake Childers and his wife Elizabeth; two special cousins, Kenneth and Dennis Childers; his special dog, Tazz also survives. Celebration of life will be conducted on Thursday, January 21st at 3 PM from the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Johnson officiating. The family will receive friend from 1 PM until 3 PM. Due to the National health crisis and Covid-19 virus, mask must be worn properly at all times and social distancing must be observed when visiting the funeral home. You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com Thomas Funeral Home has proudly been entrusted with the care of George Childers, Jr..

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Oh my I am at a loss for words, I work at the Dr office and just want to say that George was one of the sweetest patients that I have ever met. May God comfort the family and friends during this time of sorrow.

CINDY LONG Feb 3 2021 12:50 AM

Jr was a real good man and friend l new him all my life may he rest in peace prayers for the family

Teddy thurman Jan 22 2021 8:50 PM

A candle was lit in memory of George Childers, Jr.

Samantha Lusk & Family Jan 22 2021 4:08 PM

My prayers are with you may God comfort you

Gracie Mahan Jan 22 2021 1:39 AM

So sorry for your loss. great man will be missed.

ray and gail jenkins Jan 20 2021 10:50 AM

Sandra, Dondra and family so sorry for the loss of Junior... You are all in my thoughts and prayers

Michele Silvers Jan 19 2021 11:16 AM

A candle was lit in memory of George Childers, Jr.

Michele Silvers Jan 19 2021 11:15 AM

Loved you brother. Your no longer in pain and flying with angels. Miss you and love always. Bonnie

Bonnie Pruitt Jan 18 2021 11:25 PM

Love you brother and rest in heaven. Your little sister Bonnie .

Bonnie Pruitt Jan 18 2021 11:23 PM

So sorry Jr was a good man had some good times together ,bless all your hearts

wesley k chastain Jan 18 2021 6:26 PM

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