CHARLESTON - Margaret A. “Maggie” Childress, 99, of Charleston, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Hilltop Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Her graveside funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Roselawn Cemetery, Charleston. Please respect the CDC guidelines by wearing masks. Arrangements: Caudill-King. Memorials in her honor may be made to Paul McVey V.F.W. Post #1592 Ladies Auxiliary.
Maggie was born March 15, 1921 in Hutton Township, daughter of Harry and Nona (Hepner) Lawyer. She married Clarence C. “Butch” Childress, January 10, 1953 at Charleston; he passed away March 2, 2008. She is survived by their daughter: Carla Ann Haddock of Rantoul; grandson: Jacob Roe Haddock and his wife Amanda of Urbana; two great-grandchildren: Miranda and Ashley; one sister: Martha McElwee of Charleston; one brother-in-law: Harry Childress and wife Lynn of Aurora, IL. Many special nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers: Orville Lawyer, Lowell Lawyer, Eugene Lawyer, and Jack Lawyer; and one sister: Lucille Cooper.
Maggie was a life member of Paul McVey V.F.W. Post #1592 Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed listening to gospel music and working crossword puzzles. Maggie was a longtime book keeper at Art’s Electric, and later became partners in the business with Dean Urick and Don Doty. She was a simple and quiet person, who truly loved spending time with her family.
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