MOUNT AIRY — Mrs. Charldean Childress Gwyn, 86, of Mount Airy, and widow of John M. “Johnny” Gwyn Jr., passed away at Northern Hospital of Surry County on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Mrs. Gwyn was born in Surry County on April 28, 1926, to the late Clinton “C.M.” and Maggie Lee Owens Childress. Mrs. Gwyn was a charter member of the Modern Gardner’s Garden Club, where she was an active member for 50 years, and a member of the First Baptist Church of Mount Airy. Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Bill Jolley of Mount Airy; two grandsons, John Walter Vaughn Jr. and his wife, Karen, of Broken Arrow, Okla., and Benjamin Gwyn Vaughn of Asheville; one great-grandson, Landon Walter Vaughn; two nieces, Linda Guglielmini and her husband, Ray, and Vicki Moser and her husband, Michael; and three nephews, Rodney Gwyn, Ken Gwyn and Steve Gwyn. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Gwyn was preceded in death by her sister, Lorraine Greathouse; and brother-in-law, Wayne Greathouse. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 2, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Moody Funeral Chapel with the service conducted by the Rev. Richard Wynne. Interment will follow in Antioch Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 p.m. until the hour of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Modern Gardner’s Garden Club, c/o Juanita Daber, 631 Knollwood Drive, Mount Airy, NC 27030. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.