Blanche Jean Childers died Dec. 26, 2012, at the age of 87.
Mrs. Childers was a resident of North Fork and Edison for almost 65 years.
She was born Feb. 26, 1925 in Fresno to Ardell and Nellie Giles.
Mrs. Childers was a housewife, nurse's aide and realtor.
She was a member of Eastern Star and the North Fork History Group.
Mrs. Childers was preceded in death by husband of 54 years, Warren Childers.
She is survived by children Ardell Ozuna of North Fork, Pat Childers of Riverside, and Clark Childers and wife Debbie of Carson City, Nev.; brother William Giles and niece Karen King of Nipomo; grandchildren Jeanette Ozuna of North Fork, CJ Ozuna and wife Mindy of Clovis, Ralph Childers of Fresno, Amy and Sara of Riverside, and Cameron and Kayse of Carson City, Nev.; great-grandchildren Brandon and Justin of Clovis, and Oscar Childers of Riverside.
A memorial service will be held in the summer.