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Marilyn D. Childers Obituary


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“Sorry to hear of your mother and grandmothers death. May God help you through your sorry. ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: Gary and Melba Brewer - KS

“Bob & Marcia, We were so sorry to hear of Marilyn's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: Aaron & Monica Wise - Dexter, KS

“Bobby sorry for the loss of your mother. ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: Cheryl - Wichita, KS

“Kipley, Nana meant a lot to us and she will be greatly missed! Our prayers are with you all! We love you! Alicia, Brian, & boys ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Alicia & Brian Martin - Republic, MO

“Kipley, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. While we never knew your beloved grandmother, we do know how much you love her. May God grant her...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Bob and Myrna Champoux - Bellevue, WA

“Bobby and Marcia_ We just heard about the passing of Marilyn! Our thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family today!Please let us know if we...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Ted Williams/Mary and Dawn - KS

“I was sadden to read about your Mother and Grandmother's death. I had a great love for your Mother and the support she showed me. It was a joy...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Guy Stamps - Hot Springs, AR

“Kipley and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Joy Broyles - Eureka, KS

“Dear Bobby and family, We send our sincere sympathy to you. May your special memories of your mother comfort you at this sad time. Mike &...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Mike & Saundra Givens - KS

“I'm so sorry about Marilyn. It was a joy and honor to take care of her and see her smile everyday. You're all in our thoughts and prayers. Todd...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Tonya Baker - Ark City, KS

“Dear Kipley, I just wanted to say how sorry I was to read about your Grandmother. I know how very close you were to her. She was a wonderful person...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Sheryl (Allen) Steele - KS

“To the Childers Family, Your mother was one of my mother (Mildred Baird Lawson) good friends. She was in some of the same clubs mother was in. ...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Barbara Baird Shellenberger - KS

“Dear Bobby, It is with great sadness that I just heard the surprising news of your mother's passing. I've enjoyed becoming reaquainted with her...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Pam Remsberg Pool - Houston, TX

“Bobby,I am sorry to hear of Marilyn's passing.I will always remember our very young years at the circle.Those were good times.I remember going to the...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Jack H. Keller - Bel Aire, KS

“Dear Bobby, I will miss your Mother. She was a great lady. I have so many fond memories of being associated with your family for many, many years....Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: David and Sandra Clark - Enid, OK

“Bob, Your mother will always be remembered as one of the truest and most honorable people ever to live in Ark City. She loved life, helping...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Bill & Martha Crane - Mulvane, KS

“My dearest lovely Kipley, Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. She, who has gone, so we but cherish her...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Amir Vojdani - Sacramento, CA

“Bob, Erin, Jay & Miss Amanda, I am so sorry to hear of your mom & grandmother’s passing. I remember her fondly from church as a child, as a...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Cheryl Ferris Davis - Peoria, AZ

“Dear Mark & family, We are sorry for your loss. Please know you arein our thoughts and prayers. God Bless, Lawrence & Tiffanny (Sparks) Cowan...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Lawrence Cowan - Pueblo, CO

“your mother will truly be missed by the community and all that knew her. what a wonderful lady she was. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Rodney Tipton - Arkansas city, KS


Marilyn D. Childers, 86 of Arkansas City died, Monday, April 11, 2011 at the Presbyterian Manor Health Care Unit. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 15, 2011 at the Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home in Arkansas City. The Reverend Betty Glover will officiate. Interment will follow in the Hope Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Marilyn was born June 15, 1924 to Fred and Frances Davis in Tallahassee, FL. She attended High School in Coral Gables, FL and later attended Florida State University. On February 5, 1944 she married Robert L. Childers. Marilyn was a homemaker and active member of the community. She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church and Altar Guild. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Sigma Kappa Sorority, PEO chapter BO, SCKMC Auxiliary, Presbyterian Manor Board, USD 470 School Board of Education, Cowley County Health Department Advisory Board, Red Cross Volunteer and the Election Board. Marilyn is survived by her son, Robert Childers and wife Marcia, of Arkansas City; grandchildren, Kipley Parrish and husband Amir Vojdani of Sacramento, CA, Cash Parrish and wife Jennifer of Seymour, TX, Erin Boatman of Tyro, KS, James Childers of Arkansas City, Amanda Shuler and husband Marshall of Greenville, SC, Mark Stedry and wife Lynnette of Ballston Spa, NY, Todd Stedry and wife Beth of Leawood, KS, Scott Stedry and wife Jennifer of Eudora, KS, and 14 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; sister, Hazel Holly; son, Gordon Childers and daughter, Jean Anne Parrish. A memorial has been established with the South Central Kansas Medical Center to assist with the "Memorial Garden." Contributions may be made through the funeral home.

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