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Elsie Trusty (Arbuckle) Childers

September 26, 1924 ~ February 18, 2021 (age 96)

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Elsie Trusty Childers left this earth on February 18, 2021. She brightened lives for 96 years with her smile, her music, and her love. She was born on September 26, 1924 in Henderson, KY to Enoch Bradshaw and Lola Pearl( Trusty) Arbuckle. She was preceded in death by her husband J.M (Bud) Childers.

She is survived by her 2 sons Terry James Childers (Anita) of Nebo, KY and Jimmy Wayne Childers (Kathy) of Dixon, KY; 2 granddaughters Christine Lynn and Amy Dobbs (Gil) and 3 great grandsons Ean, Asa and Sam Dobbs.

Elsie was a graduate of Midway College in 1950, and a member of Johnson Island Missionary Baptist Church in Nebo, KY, where she was a pianist and soloist since 1959. She composed over 400 songs, and was the owner of Trusty Tune Shop Recording Studio in Nebo, KY. Private Family graveside services will be held on Monday February 22, 2021 at Slover Cemetery in Dixon, KY. Rev. Rick Oakley will officiate. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Providence Community Food Bank P.O. Box 384 Providence, KY 42450. Online condolences can be made at

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Private Services

Slover Baptist Church
3153 US HWY 41-A South
Dixon, KY 42409

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