Rachel Ann Childers, 79 of Salem passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at United Hospital Center. She was born November 4, 1938, daughter of the late John and Mary Ellen Berry Laughery. Rachel was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family. Rachel is survived by two sons, Charles E. Childers Jr and wife Carolyn, Smithburg, William Wade Childers and wife Misty, Salem, WV; two daughters June M Wilt (Ronnie Wilt, dec) and Julia K Childers both of Salem; eleven grandchildren, Dodi (Jason Davis), DL (Jessie Bickler), Mandy (Matt Bunting), Sarah (BJ Garrett), Scott ( Amanda Murphy) Ryan (Sheena Hardy), Meghan (Louie Moore), Rachel (Mike Gain), Casey (Jamie Stanton), Marissa and Charlie; sixteen great grandchildren; one brother, Jim Laughery, Sebring, Ohio; two sisters, Peggy Niner, Alliance, OH and Janet Davis, Akron, OH; son-in-law David Adams, West Union; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Childers on September 20, 1991; two daughters, Peggy Sue Adams and Beth Ashcraft; son-in-law Ronnie Wilt; one brother, Tom Laughery; three sisters, Rebecca Wilson, Alice Grossa and Ruth Laughery. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Salem I.O.O.F. Cemetery with Scott A. Gaines officiating. Online condolences can be made at www.greathousefuneralhomewv.com. Greathouse Funeral Home and Cremation is honored to serve the Childers family.
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