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Judith Lynn Lile Childers, 67, Edmonton, KY (1954-2022)

Judith Lynn Lile Childers of Edmonton passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, February 6, 2022, surrounded by her family. She was 67 years old.

Funeral services for Judy Childers will be held at 1pmCT on Thursday, February 10, 2022, at Greasy Creek Baptist Church, with burial to follow in the Greasy Creek Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4pmCT until 8pmCT on Wednesday at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East St., Edmonton, KY, and will continue after 10amCT on Thursday at the church.

Judy as she was known was born in Campbellsville, Kentucky, May 28, 1954. Judy was the daughter of Bill and Barbara Reece Lile of Greensburg.

Judy was an avid UK fan. She was the #1 fan and cheerleader of the Metcalfe County High School Band and all of the grandsons' activities, baseball, scouts and 4-H. She was a longtime supporter of the Relay for Life, being a great role model and mentor to so many who fought cancer. She was a lifelong member of the Greasy Creek Baptist Church.

Judy is survived by her husband of 27 years, Kenneth "Ken" Childers of Edmonton. Daughters, Melody (Brian) Baker of Center. Faith Simpson of Edmonton. A son, Darren (Sarah) Childers of Evansville, Indiana. Six grandchildren. Aidan and Isaac Grindle of Center, Atticus and Jackson Simpson of Edmonton, Jake and Joey Childers of Evansville. A brother, Terry Lile of Campbellsville. Sister, Mandy (Mike) Cox of Greensburg. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Judy was preceded in death by her grandparents, Wayne and Ida Lile, Sellie and Virginia Reece. A sister in law Pat Lile.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Cancer Society or Metcalfe County Band Boosters at any Edmonton State Bank.

Butler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Judy Childers, 67, Edmonton, KY (1954-2022)

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