MARILYN CHILDRESS CLECKLER, age 58 of Jemison, passed away on November 16, 2019 at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster, AL. She was born in Chilton County on March 1, 1961; the daughter of the late Horace Childress and the late Juanita Campbell Childress.
She was a former cake decorator and bakery manager at Clanton Winn-Dixie. She will be remembered as a devoted wife and a loving mother and grandmother.
She is survived by: Husband, Eddy Cleckler of Jemison; Daughter, Misty (Brian) Whatley of Thorsby; Son, Jamie Cleckler of Jemison; Daughter, Kasie (Danny) Wells of Jemison; Son, Rory (Crystal) Griffin of Thorsby; Son, Derek (Rachel) Griffin of Jemison; 15 Grandchildren; Sister, Lorene VonAlmond of Clanton; Brother, Jim (Carol) Childress of Maplesville; and Sister, Faye (Doug) Collins of Thorsby.
She is preceded in death by: Son, Frankie Wilkins; and Parents, Horace and Juanita Childress.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 2:00pm from Mt. Carmel No. 1 Baptist Church with Rev. Matt Hilyer officiating.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Burial will follow in the Cedar Grove Methodist Protestant Cemetery in Thorsby, AL.
Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, AL.
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