Marietta Childers

Friday, March 2, 2018

Marietta Childers, 93, of Slater, died Thursday, March 1, 2018, at The Living Center in Marshall.

Memorial services will be Monday, March 5, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater, with the Rev. David L. Duncan officiating. Inurnment will be in Slater City Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association.

Born Sept. 15, 1924, in Slater, she was the daughter of the late John L. and Daisy Mae Jones Jackson. Ms. Childers was a longtime member and treasurer of the Slater Church of God until its closing. She attended Bethel Evangelistic Center in Slater. She retried from the Marshall Habilitation Center after 20 years of service.

She is survived by a son, Clifford Childers of Slater; three grandchildren; numerous great and great-great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Wayne Jackson of Independence and Wilbur Jackson of Kite, Ga.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Deanna Scott; four brothers, John Jackson Jr., V.D. Jackson, Albert Jackson and Leon Jackson; and three sisters, Daisy Kivett, Anna Mae Giger and Ruth Swartz.