Ms. Childress was a personal assistant with the DOORS Program for many years and was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include one daughter, Barbara Williams of Metropolis; two granddaughters, Brittani Williams and special friend Kevin Ferguson and Bryana Williams, all of Metropolis; one great-granddaughter, Aiden Ferguson of Metropolis; two sisters; and one brother.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Kalman and Barbara Galanbos Horvath.
Graveside service was held Saturday at IOOF Cemetery in Metropolis with Father Michael Christopher Mujule officiating.
Miller Funeral Home of Metropolis was in charge of arrangements.