ORANGEBURG -- Peggy Kizer Dukes Childs, 84, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017, at her residence.

A visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, December 4, 2017, at Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. in Orangeburg.

Mrs. Childs was born on March 18, 1933, in St. George. She was the daughter of the late Olin Frederick Kizer and the late Julia Ruebelle Dufford Kizer. She was a graduate of Pinegrove High School. Mrs. Childs was a Registered Nurse and worked alongside her late husband, Dr. Paul Childs.

Survivors include her daughters, Martha Dukes Kral (Louis) of Savannah, Georgia, Melissa Susan Dukes of Cordova; sons, William Forney Dukes Jr. (Brenda) of Columbia, Victor Barry Dukes (Dianne) of Orangeburg; grandchildren, Matthew Dukes Hanna, Andrew Douglas Dukes, Madelaine Alexis Kral, Louis Charles Kral IV, William Asbury Dukes and Rachel McKenna Dukes; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Grace Kizer Hutson, Julia Kizer Powell Hovis; sister-in-law, Shirley Kizer; and a number of loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army at 459 Stonewall Jackson Boulevard, Orangeburg, SC 29115.

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