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Rebecca Ann Childers

June 2, 1949 ~ June 27, 2018 (age 69)

Rebecca Ann Childers 69 of Vale died Wednesday, June 27th, 2018. Born June 2nd, 1949 she was the daughter of Joseph Guffey and the late Julie Guffey. Becky was a native of Gastonia. She was a loving mother, Nana, daughter and teacher.


Those left behind to cherish the memories of Becky’s beautiful life are her father Joseph Gaither Guffey of Gastonia, NC. Her Daughters: Brooke Elana Childers Ramsey and husband Ted of Lincolnton, NC; Katy Leigh Childers Geymont and husband Jonathan of Lincolnton, NC; three grandchildren: Harper Ramsey, Jackson and Gemma Geymont.

Mothers are gifts on loan from God. We never know how long but the time is precious. Whether you called her “Ms. Childers,” “Becky,” “Momma,” or “Nana,” she was a precious gift for you to treasure. Her legacy lives on in many forms: her daughters, who both became loving and caring mothers and dedicated teachers; her fellow teachers who she mentored in her ways of teaching; her students who she inspired to be the greatest versions of themselves that they could possibly dream; and her grandchildren who display her confidence, strength and personality. She lives on in the hearts of the ones who love her and were lucky enough to know the selfless and giving person that she was. Rebecca “Becky” Guffey Childers loved unconditionally and Proverbs 31:10 describes her best... A virtuous woman whose price is far above rubies...

The funeral will be Monday, July 9th, 2018 at Emmanuel Reformed Church with Pastor Susan Walker officiating.

The family will receive friends on Monday, July 9th, 2018 at Emmanuel Reformed Church at 4:00 pm, followed by a celebration of life at 5:00 pm.

Memorials may be made to North Brook Elementary School in memory of Ms. Becky Childers.

Please sign the online guestbook at The Childers family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.

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