Janie Gillene Childress, age 66, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 in Mena, Arkansas.

She was born on February 01, 1953 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Gilbert Forga and the late Gladys Odell Roberts Forga. Janie worked in the Banking business by profession. She was a loving and dedicated mother, grandmother, and a sister.  Janie will be dearly missed by all

She is survived by sons, Martin Pitts of Mena, Arkansas, Doug Childress of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; daughter, Erin Linley of Wellston, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Hailey Linley, Hannah Childress, Kaley Childress, Hayden Copelin, Alyssa Childress, and Hadlee Arceneaux; greatgrandchildren, Josie Jackson; sister, Janna Forga Bennett of Cottonwood, Arizona.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Gladys Forga, a daughter, Autumn Childress and brother James Forga.

Mrs. Childress was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

A private memorial will be planned at a later date.

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