The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


June 28, 2013

Jerry Childers Sr.

GREENVILLE — Jerry Don “Chili” Childers Sr., 70, of Farmersville passed away June 21, 2013, at Medical Center of Plano. A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Higher Trails Cowboy Church in Merit with Pastor Randy Bird and Jerry Don’s son, Pastor Jerry Don Childers Jr., officiating. 

Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in Greenville is in charge of arrangements.

Born Feb. 2, 1943, in Hunt County, Jerry Don was the son of Alton M. and Ila Mae (Poe) Childers. On July 1, 1966, in Durant, Okla., he married Linda Horton.

He was a retired detention officer from the Collin County Sheriff’s Office. He was a member of Higher Trails Cowboy Church in Merit. 

His survivors include his wife of Farmersville; sons Pastor Jerry Don Childers Jr. of Bogata and Gary Childers of Farmersville; sisters Yvonne McCrary of Farmersville and  Pam Bench, Aleta Miller, and Lou Walding, all of Greenville; grandchildren Tasha Garret and Cara, Shelby and Tyler Childers; great-grandchildren Graham and Kylan Childers; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Leon and Kenneth Childers.

Online condolences may be made at

Text Only
  • John Randolph

    John C. Randolph, 82, of Greenville, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at his residence.

    July 26, 2014

  • Reginald Martin

    Reginald Zan Martin “Reggie,” 81, did it his way. He passed away July 22, 2014, with the help of God, after a stroke suffered on July 6.

    July 25, 2014

  • Michael Matthews

    Michael Ray Matthews was born June 21, 1945, at Los Angeles, Calif., to Cecil Hugh Matthews and Mary Evelyn Sherrell.

    July 24, 2014

  • Reginald Martin

    Reginald Zan Martin “Reggie,” 81, did it his way. He passed away July 22, 2014, with the help of God, after a stroke suffered on July 6.

    July 24, 2014

  • Robbie Jackson

    July 24, 2014

  • Raymond Franklin

    Raymond Franklin, 73, of Greenville passed away July 15, 2014, in Arlington.

    July 24, 2014

  • Claudia Anderson

    Claudia Ruth Anderson, 65, of Greenville died July 19, 2014, at Baylor Hospital in Dallas.

    July 24, 2014

  • Pamela Ferguson

    Pamela Jane Ferguson, 45, of Greenville died at her home July 22, 2014. 

    July 23, 2014

  • Velma Harris

    Velma Faye Harris, 87, of Garland passed away July 21, 2014.

    July 22, 2014

  • Robert Younger

    Robert Carroll Younger, 86, of Greenville passed away July 20, 2014, in Greenville.

    July 22, 2014

Featured Ads

Does Dallas head coach Jason Garrett need for the Cowboys to make the playoffs during the 2014 football season to keep his job?

Who knows with Jerry Jones as owner?
     View Results
Must Read

See more photos and purchase prints here.

AP Video
The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide