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Merrell Childs, 89, of Poplarville, Mississippi died Monday, June 26, 2017 in the Stone County Hospital, surrounded by family.

Mrs. Childs was born July 19, 1927 to Ben Aldridge and Mettie Sanderson Aldridge. She was of the Baptist faith and was employed with the former T.W.L. Department Store in Poplarville.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, B.W. Childs; and one sister, Dean Aldridge Henson.

Family members include two children, Sandra Lee and her husband Jimmy, Boyce Childs; one sister, Marcelle Forsythe; seven grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at WHITE FUNERAL HOME, 315 Hwy 11 S, Poplarville, MS, 39470 on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 3pm. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

White Funeral Home, (601) 795-4982.