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CHARLES FREDERICK CHILDRESS, SR., age 80 of, Manassas, Virginia died Saturday, February 1, 2003 at Prince William Hospital, Manassas.

Mr. Childress was a member of Manassas St. Thomas United Methodist Church where he was a member of the Methodist Men's group. Mr. Childress was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Marines, participating in the battle of Okinawa. He was Vice President of First Virginia Bank and then manager of the Fairfax County Police Association Club.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years June F. Childress, his children Nancy Childress Bowen and her husband Thomas Gary of Burke, Charles Frederick "Fred" Childress and his wife Deborah Ward of New Baltimore, four sisters, Virginia Lee Holmes of Eufaula, AL, Ruth Melton South of Birmingham, AL, Lillian Lamar Taylor of Cuthbert, GA, Sara Francis Roberts of Americus, GA, two brothers Henry Eugene Childress of Covington, GA, and Billy Roland Childress of Cuthbert, GA.

Also surviving are 6 grandchildren, Michael Conley Bowen, Daniel Clay Childress, Adam Charles Bowen, Rebecca Elizabeth Childress, Stephanie Rose Childress, and Calvin Benjamin Childress.

The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 P.M. and 7:00-9:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 4, 2003 at Price Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas. Funeral services will be held 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, February 5, 2003 at Manassas St. Thomas United Methodist Church, 8899 Sudley Rd., Manassas with Rev. Robert S. Brookover, III, Mrs. Leslie Oakes and Rev. Glen Holm officiating. Interment will follow at Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle with full military honors.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of flowers or contributions to Hospice of Northern Virginia, Prince William Clinical Office, 9540 Center St., Suite 300, Manassas, VA 20110 or to Manassas St. Thomas United Methodist Church, 8899 Sudley Rd., Manassas, VA 20110 in memory of Charles Frederick Childress, Sr.

Condolences may be left at www.pricefh.com

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