Karen Ann Childress, age 56, of Auburn, GA, passed away September 8, 2013 following an extended illness. A native of Warner Robins, GA, she is survived by her husband, Frank D. Childress, Jr., of Auburn; daughter, Kathleen & John Parzick, of St. Petersburg, FL; sons, Frankie Childress and Chancy Childress, both of Auburn; grandchild, Bryce Parzick; three sisters, Sharon Chancy Girdner, Kim Chancy Walker, Bonnye Merle Gorham; and brother Henry Floyd Chancy, Jr. She was preceded in death by her parents, Eudora Grantham and Henry Floyd Chancy, Sr. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 14, 2013, at 2:00 pm in the Smith Memory Chapel with Rev. John Lehmberg officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 2:00 pm prior to the service. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.