, Corbin, KY

December 18, 2012

Rudell Childers

The Times-Tribune


Rudell (Granny) Childers, age 92, of Corbin, KY passed away Monday December 17, 2012 at Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin. Mrs. Childers was a native of the Wilton and Knox Co community.

She was born on September 17, 1920 to the late Rev. Richard and Minnie Belle Martin.

Mrs. Childers was a homemaker and was of Baptist Faith. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of sixty years  O’Neil K (Bone) Childers.

Six  brothers : Almond Buck Martin, Chester Howard Martin, Phillip Lacy Martin ,Ubert Glen Martin, Reed Colby Martin, Leonard Alexander Martin.

Three Sisters : Mellie Etter Martin, Maggie Maydaline Martin, Tabitha (Ann) Baker. Sister in law Jackie Martin, Brother in laws Guy Johnson and Charlie Baker.

Survivors include : One Daughter Mary Ann Wells and husband Bill of Corbin Ky Two sons : Charles Ray Childers   of Owensboro Ky and Rex Lee Childers of Corbin Ky. and  One sister Nettie May of Dayton Ohio.

Five grandchildren, Five Great Grand children, Three Great Great-Grandchildren

Special Friends ; Mattie Lou Childers, Loving neighbors, Harold and Penny Ward, Harold and Betty Fredrick, and a host of many other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.

Funeral service will be 11:00 Am Wednesday December 19 2012 at the O’Neil- Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bobby E. Abner officiating.

Following the service she will be laid to rest in the Wilton Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 pm - 9 pm Tuesday December 18, 2012 at the O’Neil - Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.

Condolences may be made to the family at

O’Neil-Lawson Funeral Home of Corbin is in charge of these arrangements.