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Charles Childers

Charles Granville Childers, 83, LaGrange, died Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

    He was born December 18, 1931 in Glasgow, W.V., to Ottmer and Edna E. (Rutledge) Childers.

    Charles worked in numerous factories in the area and also worked security at Howe Military School for many years.

    Surviving are four daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Tom Shalley, Elkhart, Ind., Darlene and Jerry Kingery, Elkhart, Ind., Angie and Roy Lang, Wasilla, Alaska, and Stacy and Todd Moore, Howe; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Betty McCoig, Prosperity, S.C.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, six sisters and three brothers.

    Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 24, at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange.

    Memorial service will be 7 p.m. Friday, July 24, at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange, with Pastor Rodney Detweiler officiating.

    Burial will be at a later date in Greenwood Cemetery, LaGrange.

    Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association or the LaGrange County Food and Clothes Basket.

    Online condolences may be sent at

    Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements.