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Mark Dewayne Childress

October 14, 1964


Mark Dewayne Childress age 56 of Cub Run ,Ky  departed this earth for his heavenly home on 
March 28th, 2021 after a long, hard fought battle with cancer. 

Born October 14th,1964 
Mark was a very talented craftsman, making unique and beautiful White Oak baskets. Mark was well known for his basket creations, teaching family and friends the craft as well. Mark had been a farmer, a master logger, a carpenter, and most of all a help to family and friends, never turning anyone down that needed his help. Mark loved his family with all of his heart, and was proud of his grandchildren.
Mark was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.

Preceded in death by a sister, Vickie Sue Childress, his father Clevie Childress

Survived by his wife of 37 years, Malinda Shewmaker Childress, Sons, Matthew (Natasha) Childress, Jeremy Childress, Fiancé Billie Jean Blair, Jared Childress, Marcus Childress, all of Cub Run, Ky; Grandchildren, Kaelynn Childress, Lauren Childress, Brian Childress: Mother, Darlene Childress: Brothers, Mike Childress (Boneda) Bobby Childress: Sisters, Vanessa Burd ( Bob) of Glasgow, Ky, Malinda Carroll ( Gary) of Cub Run, ky, Angela Rosser of Cub Run ,Ky

Mark had many friends, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. He loved them all.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM CT, Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Brooks Funeral Home and from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM CT, Friday, April 2, 2021 at Macedonia United Baptist Church.  Funeral service will be 1:00 PM CT, Friday, April 2, 2021 at Macedonia United Baptist Church with Bro. Terry Day and Bro. Jeff Doyle officiating.

Interment will be at Macedonia Cemetery, Cub Run, KY.

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April 1, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brooks Funeral Home
50 Main Street
Munfordville, KY 42765

April 2, 2021

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Macedonia United Baptist Church

Cub Run, KY 42729

Funeral Service
April 2, 2021

1:00 PM
Macedonia United Baptist Church

Cub Run, KY 42729

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