- Ada, Oklahoma


June 25, 2013

Glen Floyd Childers

Ada —

Memorial ser-vices for Glen Floyd Childers, 76, of Ada, are at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church.

Mr. Childers died Monday, June 24, 2013, at an Oklahoma City hospital. 

He was born June 6, 1937, near Konawa to Floyd and Alliene James Childers. He graduated from Ada High School in 1955 and from East Central University in 1962. 

He married Betty Skinner  Aug. 14, 1964. 

Mr. Childers was an architect with James and Childers Architects and later was a founding partner in Childers and Childers Architects in 1978. His brother, Don Childers, joined the firm in 1983.

Mr. Childers was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder. He was a former board member of the Ada Chamber of Commerce and was co-chair with Neal Satterfield for Forward Ada. 

Mr. Childers was a real estate developer, was named an Outstanding Young Oklahoman in 1972 and was a licensed pilot. He was also a member of the ECU Alumni Association.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Childers, of the home; two daughters, Cara Childers and her fiancé, Jeff Waters, of Ada, and Amy Elliott and her husband, Tim, of Ada; a brother, Don Childers and his wife, Annette, of Ada; a sister, Linda Wells of Ada; and five grandchildren, Maximillian Elliott, Dexter Elliott, Evangeline Elliott, Mekenzie Rockey and Zoe Rockey and their father, Richard Rockey.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to the ECU Foundation, c/o ECU, Box Y-8, Ada, OK 74821 or the First Presbyterian Church, 301 E. Kings Road, Ada, OK 74820.

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