Peggy Anita Childress

Peggy Anita Childress, 78, passed from this life on Saturday, August 14, 2021 surrounded by family. Peggy was born on October 9, 1942 in North Ottawa, IL to Delbert and Gracie Hagood. Peggy and her husband Billy D. Childress have been a resident of Bacliff, TX since 1971.

Peggy married Billy Childress in 1960 and traveled a lot due to Billy’s work. It gave an opportunity to see God’s country. She assisted Billy with work at times and other times she worked as a bookkeeper. They raised a family of 3 children and she loved being a stay at home mom to see her children grow. Peggy loved her family, her birds/various animals, gambling and was THE number ONE Dallas Cowboy fan.

Peggy is preceded in death by her parents, Delbert Hagood and Gracie Fern (Suttuth) Hagood. Peggy is survived by her husband Billy D. Childress, daughter  Kimberly Childress, son Kelly Childress and wife Vicki Childress, daughter Kacie Lara and husband Roger and grandchildren: Keith Grohmann and wife Emilie, Kelsey Sullivan and husband Meshach, Macie Childress, Madalynn Childress,, Makala Childress, Yvette Hill and husband Chaz, Karissa Lara, Jennifer Lara along with 6 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to American Cancer Society.


  1. Missing you daily Mother. Go be with the Lord. Fly hi and keep looking over us all. Please give dad strength to go on. He misses you dearly. Please give him the power to live on until the Lord calls on him. Love you mom. Rest in peace.

    Kelly Childress
  2. Peggy was a wonderful woman, and will definitely be missed by many people, including our family. Sending our love to you all💙

    Raya Richards
  3. It was so lovely to meet you when Kelsey, Karen and I drove down to Bacliff from San Marcos. The visit was short but you left a lasting impression on me. You were warm, welcoming and so loving. Thank you for the legacy you leave behind! Rest easy.

    Amber Grey Sanchez
  4. Bill, so sorry to hear about Peg.
    She will be missed dearly.
    Stay strong!

    Rocky Hagood

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