Eleanor Childress, 81

Eleanor Ruth Childress, 81 of Elkhorn City, KY passed away Sunday, April 24, 2022, at her residence. Eleanor was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal Faith. She was born March 03, 1941, in Orsben, KY to the late John Sam King and Ollie Hall King. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Paul B. Childress, one brother, Johnny King, and two sisters, Brenda Bartone and Betty Ward.

Eleanor is survived by two sons, Michael (Ginnie) Childress of Elkhorn City, KY, and Timothy (Sherry) Childress of Mulberry, IL; one daughter, Mary (Mike) Coleman of Rockhouse, KY; eight grandchildren, Paula, Elijah, Sheena, Chris, Mikey, Josh, Derek, and Logan; sixteen great-grandchildren, Blake, Breanna, Ben, Howie, Paxton, Austin, Keegan, Brody, Loren, Savannah, Oliver, K.K., Karsyn, Kinzlee, Lincoln and Rory; and five great-great-grandchildren, Harper, Laikynn, Colton, Addison and Mariah.

She is also survived by two brothers, Randy King of Nottingham, PA and Leonard King of Ashtabula, OH.

Visitation will be from 6-10PM Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel with a service at 7PM. The funeral service will be Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 12PM from the chapel with Mike Coleman, Tony Adkins and Josh Coleman officiating. Burial will follow at Dow Brooks Cemetery, Draffin, KY.


  1. Don and Lavada Caylor says

    Our prayers are with each of you as you go through this together, as you heal and remember the good times. Find comfort in knowing Eleanor is healthy and at peace and you will be with her again.

  2. Lisa Robinson says

    Please accept our most heartfelt sympathy for your loss.
    Pikeville Medical Center
    Palliative Care Team

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