Roberta Jean “Bert” Childers, 62 of Crawfordsville, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018.
She was born in Crawfordsville on April 28, 1956 to the late Robert Ned & Laura Evelyn (Underwood) Childers.
She graduated from Crawfordsville High School in 1974 and graduated from Indiana University Kokomo in 1998 with a degree in Criminal Justice. She was a social worker for over 30 years and worked at various agencies throughout the years and retired from ASI in Crawfordsville.
She was the first female in the drum line in the Crawfordsville School Bands, belonged to the Sing Out Group, loved to play the drums, and loved the outdoors. She enjoyed camping, hiking, gardening, loved animals, especially her two Shelties, Kenè and Kinsey. She was a member of the Waveland Christians in Action Church, a fan of the Indiana Fever and loved spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include many cousins, friends and special life-long friends, Sue McCauley and Angela Comer.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4 at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care in Crawfordsville with Pastor Rodney Coffman officiating. Burial will follow at the Roachdale Cemetery. Family and friends may pay their respects two hours prior to service.
Memorial donations may be made to the Sheltie Rescue of Central Indiana, PO Box 199046, Indianapolis, IN 46219.
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