SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — A member of the Southport Board of Alderman has died.
According to her obituary, Mary “Meezie” Childs, 71, died Sunday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.
Childs, a Southport native, was a graduate of Southport High School and Meredith College. She was a retired social worker, floral designer and local business owner.
She is survived by her husband, a brother, two sons and three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. A reception will follow on the church lawn.
In lieu of flowers please make contributions to the St. Philip’s Episcopal Church Flower Guild.
Childs’s term on the Board of Aldermen expires in 2017.