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Saturday, October 21 2017
Barbara Smith Childress

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Barbara Smith Childress, 64, of Blackstone and formerly of Lunenburg went to be with the Lord on October 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, John Harvey Smith; and her son, Shaun Edward Childress. She is survived by her husband, Edward I. Childress; her daughter, Shanley Dorin and her husband Lance; two grandchildren, Layla and Trent; her mother Frances C. Smith; brother, Allen Smith; nieces, Emily and Amanda Smith; nephew, Hunter Dipaolo.  Barbara was a Licensed Practical Nurse. She worked many years at Hundley Annex and later at Kencare. She will always be remembered for her kind, compassionate and humble way. Barbara was a member of Victoria Baptist Church where funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 11AM. Interment in the Lakeview Cemetery, Victoria. The family will receive friends Monday from 6:30 to 8PM at the Staples Funeral Home in Victoria. Flowers are welcome or please consider memorial donations to Nottoway County Emergency Squad, Inc., 400 3rd street, Blackstone, Va. 23824. Online condolences may be made at

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