Thomas Walter Childress, Jr.

July 19, 1948 ~ April 24, 2019 (age 70)


Thomas “Tommy” Walter Childress, Jr., 70, of Dawson passed away at Dawson Health and Rehabilitation on April 24, 2019. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Harvey Funeral Chapel.

Tommy was born on July 19, 1948 to Thomas Walter Childress and Marilou Jones Childress. He worked as a salesman for Parts Associates, Inc. from which he retired in 2013. He was a member of the Dawson United Methodist Church and enjoyed raising bulldogs as a hobby.

Preceding him in death were his parents and his granddaughter, Hayden Childress. He is survived by his wife, Betty Hurst Childress; sons, Jason Childress and Neal Childress (Kristi); sister, Carolyn Allen; grandchildren, Savannah Childress, Walt Childress, Chloe Childress and Blue Jay Childress; and his beloved bulldog, Tebow.


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Funeral Service
April 26, 2019

2:00 PM
Harvey Funeral Home
184 Crawford Street, NE
Dawson, GA 39842-1511


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Dawson United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 167, Dawson GA 39842

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