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Jessie Lawson Childress

• Nov 22, 2019 at 2:38 PM

KINGSPORT - Jessie Lawson Childress, 83 of Kingsport, TN went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 21, 2019 after a long period of declining health. 

She was born in Big Stone Gap, VA to the late Wheeler Lawson and Mary Cobb Lawson.  Jessie was a loving mother and grandmother.  She was also a member of Log Cabin Church.

In addition to her parents, Jessie was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, William Baker Childress and several brothers and sisters.

Mrs. Childress is survived by her daughter, Melinda Jane Childress; son, Greg Childress and wife Shannon; grandchildren, Brittani Drake, Matthew Childress, and Cassidy Johnson; five great grandchildren.

Family will receive friends on Saturday, November 23, 20119 from 4-6 PM at Colonial Funeral Home, Weber City.

There will be a private graveside service on Sunday.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Crown Cypress Assisted Living.

Online condolences may be made to the Childress family by visiting our website at www.colonialscott.com

COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME is honored to serve the family of Jessie Lawson Childress.