May 30, 1937 - June 23, 2019 Pinnacle Betty Ann Tackett Childress, 82, of Pinnacle, NC passed away, Sunday, June 23, 2019 at her home. Betty was born May 30, 1937 in Tazwell Co., VA to the late William and Lydia Ethel McGuire Tackett, and was the wife of the late Claude Childress. Betty retired from RJ Reynolds and attended Calvary Fellowship Full Gospel Church. In addition to her parents and husband, Betty was preceded in death by a sister, Ruby Young, and four brothers, Billy, Jimmy, Paul, Herbert and Buddy Tackett. Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Charlotte Woods (Phillip), her son, Raymond Childress (Shirley), her grandchildren, Jason Hicks, and Joey and Brian Childress, and four great-grandchildren, Ashley and Julie Hicks and J.J. and Ethan Childress, and her sister, Mary Williams. The family will receive friends and loved ones, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 6 pm until 8 pm at Slate Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held, at 11 am Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Slate Funeral Home with Rev. Junior Dixon officiating. Interment will follow at Crestview Memorial Gardens. Flowers are appreciated, or memorial donations may be made to Calvary Fellowship Full Gospel: c/o Reva Cox, 389 Long Hill Rd. Pilot Mtn., NC 27041. Slate Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Betty Childress. Online condolences may be offered at www.slatefh.com. Slate Funeral Home 132 E. Dalton Rd. P.O. Box 23 King, NC 27021

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