Mrs. Avaree Childs was born in Bloomburg, Texas on January 9, 1937, was raised in Flint, Michigan, and lived her adult life in Columbus, Ohio.
She was a licensed cosmetologist and a member of The School of Mediumship and Psychology. She was also a member of The Knights of the All Seeing Eyes.
She departed this life and went home to the Lord on Saturday, November 22, 2008.
Mrs. Avaree Childs leaves to cherish her memories her mother Avis Munerlyn; devoted husband of 52 years Rev. James L. Childs; daughter Geeta Childs; sons James Childs, Jr., Eric (Crystal) Childs, and Jawanza (T.C.) Childs; grandchildren Jameika, Brandon, Teela, Arika, Deja, Assante, Eric Jr., Taveon, Javari, Tamekia and Jamal; 7 great grandchildren; brother David (Vercie) Munerlyn Jr. of Flint; sister Willie Faye Thompson of Flint; brothers-in-law Aaron (Martha) Childs and Roy Eichelberger of Flint; sister-in-law Michelene Childs of Detroit; special son Johnny (Wanita) Wells; special daughter Trilisa Payne; special nephews Butch, Darrell, Tyrone, Andre, Floyd, Bebe and Willis; many nieces and nephews; and a host of great nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
She is preceded in death by her father David Munerlyn Sr.; nieces Patricia and Avaree Littlejohn.