Lavida Iverene Yates Childs, of LaGrange, passed away on December 22, 2018 at the WellStar West Georgia Hospice. She was born on February 05, 1923 to the late Arthur Yates and Ettie Yates Pitts in Barfield, Alabama. She worked as a Battery Hand at The Dunson Mills. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Hurston Childs; grandchild, Eric Maddox.
Survivors include her daughters, Dorris Maddox (Sherry), Louise Geter (Dicky), Joyce George, Martha Purser (Ray); sister, Geneva Smith; grandchildren, Dinky Maddox (Imogene), Pastor Tommy Geter (Brenda), Mary Redd (Gary), Ken Whorley (Jamie), Carolyn Lukovich, Laura Robinson; eleven great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren; extended family and friends.
Family will have visitation from 11:00 – 1:00 PM on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at the Higgins LaGrange Chapel. Funeral service will be begin at 1:00 PM at the funeral home with Pastor Tommy Geter officiating. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memory Gardens.