5/27/2020 5:24:00 PM Emily Crowell Childs December 16, 1922 - May 26, 2020
NEWTON, N.C. - Emily Crowell Childs, age 97, of Abernethy Laurels in Newton, died on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.
A private graveside will be held at Hollybrook Cemetery with Chaplain Susan Roddy officiating.
Mrs. Childs was born December 16, 1922, in Lincoln County, to the late C.C. Crowell and Mamie Lineberger Crowell. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Childs; a brother, Charles Crowell; and a sister, Doris Spearman. She worked as a secretary for Dr. Robert Reid and Dr. Robert Canaday.
She is survived by a son, Charles “Bill” W. Childs Jr. and wife Jean of Newton; a sister, Nancy Ramsey of Lincolnton; and a grandson, Charles “Trey” W. Childs III.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 201 E. Main Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092, or to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.
Warlick Funeral Home of Lincolnton, N.C. is serving the Childs family.