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Lula Childress

October 23, 1947 ~ December 1, 2021 (age 74)


Lula Jean Childress departed this life on December 1st,2021. At Stone Crest Medical Center in Smyrna, TN. She was one of seven children born to Stewart and Cleo Wilkerson. She was educated in Franklin County Schools. She gave her life to Christ at a young age, under Reverend Barnes in Decherd, TN. She was very strong in her faith and made sure that her children and grandchildren where active in the church. She was a Mother of the Church at Spring Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, TN. She was a housekeeper at Baptist Hospital for many years and was beloved by her co-workers and friends alike. She took great care of her family, from her kids all the way down to her great- great grand kids. Her family was always number one in her life. Her loving spirit and kind heart touched everyone that met her. She is preceded in death by her father and mother. Husband Allen Childress Sr. Brothers David, Alex, and Bill Jack Wilkerson. Sisters Sue Lynn Howse and Allison Wilkerson and very special son Anthony Bright Jr.

Those left to cherish her loving memory are, her devoted life partner Anthony Bright Sr. Brothers Samuel (Walden) Wilkerson, John (Charlene) Wilkerson, Kenneth Wilkerson, and Marvin Poole. Sisters Diana (Windell) Whitfield, Melanie (Kevin) Williams, Patricia Minor, and Beverly Wilkerson. Sons Mitchell Brown and Allen (Karessa) Childress. Daughters Alice (Thomas) Childress, Tina (Wendell) Childress, Nina (Ronnie) McGlother, and Tessa Hill. Grandsons Allen, Kameron, Christopher, Va’Shon, and Vakari. Granddaughters Felicia, Larisha (Verron), Alicia, Julicia (Edward), Tyrisha (Dee), Kerra (Derick), Jessica, Ny’Keisha, Armone’, Nyceria, and Novaisa. Twelve great grandsons and nine great granddaughters and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and very devoted friends.     


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December 11, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Roy B. Watson Chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home
405 Sharp Springs Road
Winchester, TN 37398

Funeral Service
December 11, 2021

1:00 PM
Roy B Watson Chapel of Watson

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