Sadie Wilmoth Childress, 76, of Hays passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at her home.

Private services to be held at a later date. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mrs. Childress was born Dec. 1, 1942, in Surry County to Cameron Grattice and Lula Ocie Hayes Wilmoth. She was a certified nursing assistant at Wilkes Senior Village for over 20 years.  She was a loving grandmother and attended Fairplains Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Joe Childress; a grandson, Tony Barker; a great-granddaughter, Kennedy Michelle McDaniel; a brother, Billy Gray Wilmoth; and a son-in-law, Roy Brown.

She is survived by a daughter, Teresa Brown of Hays; three sons, Mitchell Childress and wife, Rolina, of Hays, Timmy Childress and wife, Sherry, of Traphill and Joseph Childress and wife, Jeanine, of North Wilkesboro; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Flowers will be accepted.  

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