Polly Ray Childress


Polly Childress passed away on June 7, 2021 at age 79. No public services are scheduled at this time.
Polly Ray Childress was born in Nashville TN to Florence Shannon ad Albert Samuel Goins. She loved shopping, and the Yankees and Cubs baseball. She worked as a server at Waffle House. Polly is survived by her children Thomas Davis, Lisa (Eddie) Reed, Marie Ellis, and Billy (Veronica) Abel, grandchildren Jessica Cox, BJ Marrone, Michael Marrone, John Abel, Taylor Abel, Courtney Ellis, Alexandria Ellis, and Lauren Abel, siblings Mary Marrow and Jimmy (Jeannette) Goins, 8 great-grandchildren, and faithful companion Lucy. She is preceded in death by husband John C. Childress, son-in-law William Ellis, parents Florence and Albert Goins, sisters Dolly Strong, Gloria Burns, Ruth “Tootsie” Yarbrough, and brothers Bobby Goins, Jr. Goins, and Jimmy Goins. Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.


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