SIKESTON - Paul Childers, 65, died at 5:26 p.m. Nov. 5, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born Aug. 12, 1939, at Anniston to the late Ed and Joy Collins Childers, he was a truck driver for General Motors Corporation and had formerly served in the Missouri National Guard at Charleston. He was also a member of the Sikeston Eagles Aerie 3319 in Sikeston.
On April 17, 1966, at East Prairie he married Dorothy Pike who preceded him in death on Aug. 19, 1994. On Nov. 26, 1994, in Sikeston, he married Mary "Cindy" Harlow, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: four stepsons, Bob Harlow of Collierville, Tenn., Terry Harlow of Las Vegas, Nev., Ed Pike Jr. of Sikeston and Danny Pike of Memphis, Tenn.; three stepdaughters, Susie Enslow of Lancaster, Calif., Judi Atherton of Dexter and Bobbi Hadley of Sikeston; three brothers, Michael Childers of Austin, Texas, Jerry Childers of Chaffee and Tim Childers of Matthews; two sisters, Mary Hamilton of Sikeston and Sue Husk of Cape Girardeau; and nine stepgrandchildren and four great-stepgranchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Keith Childers; two brothers and two sisters.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Delbert Bishop, pastor of the Bement Baptist Church, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be John Crowley, Don Foster, Mike Williamson, Leslie Cranick, Ronnie Bishop and Gene Cranick.