September 26, 2022

Vada P. Childers

Vada P. Childers
Age: 91
Died: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at her home in Garden City
Born: March 25, 1926 at Alamota
Parents: James & Verna (Ward) Burnett
Marriage: to William I. (Bill) Childers on January 1, 1947 at Garden City
He died on July 9, 1990

Vada was born on the family farm near Alamota and later moved with her family to Garden City. She graduated from Garden City High School. She married the love of her life, Bill Childers, and they worked as a team in the motel and rental business to build a wonderful life together. She was a caregiver to the family and the most important thing to her was her family and the joy they gave her. Spending time with her family made her truly happy. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, infant daughter- Sharon Childers & Sister- Virginia Beahm.

She is survived by her Daughter, Shawanna Pierce and Husband Larry of Hutchinson, 2 Grandsons- Shane Pierce and Wife Mary and their two daughters Taylor and Jordan of Hollister, Missouri, Tucker Pierce and Wife Chandra and their two children Tristan and Kaedyn of Branson, Missouri, Nephew Merle Beahm and Wife Leslie of Punta Gorda, Florida, Caregiver and “Angel” Norma Martinez and Husband Tony of Garden City and Husband Gene Hurd of Garden City. 

Funeral Service: 2:00 PM Thursday
Place: Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City
Officiating: Rev. Scott Schurle 
Interment: Valley View Cemetery in Garden City
Calling Hours: Noon to 8:00 PM Wednesay & 9:00 AM to Noon Thursday
At Garnand Funeral Home
Memorials: Alzheimer’s Association or St Catherine Hospice
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
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