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Mrs. Reba Lee (Bowles) Childs

September 22, 1932 ~ October 29, 2021 (age 89)

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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Reba Bowles Childs, age 89 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, October 29, 2021.  Mrs. Childs was born in Winder, Georgia a daughter of the late Charles Wesley “Pete” Bowles and the late Ollie Estelle Fields Bowles.  Mrs. Childs was retired from Jefferson Mills after forty-four years and was known in the Jefferson area as an expert biscuit maker having made thousands at various locations after her official retirement.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Childs is preceded by her husband, George Dorris Childs, a son, Johnny Childs and a grandson, Chris Childs.

Survivors include two daughters, Pat Smith (Randall) of Ila, and Estelle Wells (Joe) of Jefferson.  Son, Jack Childs (Elaine) of Jefferson.  Daughter in law, Judy Childs of Winder.  Eleven grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren and thirteen great great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 2, 2021, from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Reverent Matt Calvert and Reverend Robert Burt officiating with burial to follow in Woodbine Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Monday, November 1, 2021, at the funeral home. 

Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia.  706-367-5467.

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November 1, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Highway
Jefferson, GA 30549

Funeral Service
November 2, 2021

2:00 PM
Chapel of Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Hwy
Jefferson, GA 30549

Interment following funeral service
November 2, 2021

Woodbine Cemetery
147 Athens Street
Jefferson, GA 30549

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