Edward Howard Childers, 40, of Lebanon, Tenn. died Dec. 27, 2001, in Lebanon. He was born in 1961, in Payson.
Mr. Childers is a native and former resident of Payson.
Survivors include his wife, Lynn of Lebanon; one stepdaughter, Lindsey of Lebanon; two sons, Eric and Austin of Atlanta, Ga.; his mother, Kathleen, and her husband, Gene Boos, of Phoenix; his father, Ed, of Cave Creek, one sister, Kristen Kleppan of Phoenix; half sister, Karen Cahill, of Phoenix; and nephews, nieces, cousins, aunts, and uncles.
Graveside services will be held at Payson Pioneer Cemetery at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12.
Donations can be made to Sunshine Acres Children's Home in Mesa.