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Daphne “Jim” L. Scott Childress

1924 - 2021


Formerly of McKenzie, Tenn. and Gainesville, Georgia

Memorial services for Daphne “Jim” L. Scott Childress, 96, are Friday, May 19, 2023 at 11 a.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home just before the service begins.  Mrs. Childress, a homemaker, died Thursday, January 14, 2021 in Gainesville, Georgia.  She was born on September 22, 1924, in McKenzie, Tennessee to B. W. “Bud” and Laura Stafford Scott. She was a member of First Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, James C. Childress, who died October 19, 2003, her daughter-in-law, Cassandra “Cassie” Childress, who died April 14, 2022, a sister, Alice Lavern Meek, and four brothers, Milton Scott, Garland Scott, Leslie Scott, and Romney Scott. 

Survivors include her son, Major General Jim Childress (USAF Retired) of Suwanee, Georgia, three grandsons Scott Childress of Carterville, GA, Mike (Tanya) Childress of Fort Meyers, FL, Kelly (Wendy) Childress of Oxon Hill, MD, three great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Lydia, and Cooper, two great-great Jaxson and Zadie and local niece and nephew, Alice Lynn Summers and Ricky (Theresa) Scott. 

Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  For more information please call (731) 352-4848 or visit www.brummittmckenziefuneralhome.com.