Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Johnny Childs, age 67 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, December 5, 2019. Mr. Childs was born in Commerce, Georgia a son of the late George Doris Childs and Reba Bowles Childs of Jefferson. Mr. Childs was a member of the Arcade Fire Department for twenty-four years, a member of the Jefferson Rescue, the Georgia Fire Fighters Association and was employed with the City of Jefferson Water Department. In addition to his father, Mr. Childs is preceded in death by a son, Chris Childs.
Survivors, in addition to his mother is his wife, Judy Mathis Childs of Jefferson. Two sons, Robby Childs, and his wife Melissa of Jefferson, and Jeff Childs, and his wife Anna of Winder. Two sisters, Estelle Wells, and her husband Joe of Jefferson, and Pat Smith, and her husband Randall of Danielsville. One brother, Jack Childs, and his wife Elaine of Jefferson. Seven grandchildren, Hannah Christensen, Caleb Childs, Madison Childs, Kelsey Childs, Austin Childs, Kristen Childs and Juliette Lewis. Three great grandchildren, Kaley, Zoey, and Jaxson Christensen also survive.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from the Jefferson Civic Center, 65 Kissam Street, Jefferson, Georgia with Reverend Bill Bennett officiating with burial to follow in Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson, Georgia complete with Firefighter Honors. The family will receive friends 10:00 - 2:00 and 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. Monday, December 9, 2019 at Evans Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Johnny Childs to the Changed Lives Campaign at www.nextrung.org
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