Slain store clerk Stacey Childress laid to rest


(WSPA) — Loved ones gathered Tuesday to remember Stacey Childress, the store clerk shot and killed while working in Easley.

Many in the community paid their respects at the store where she worked and a funeral.

The doors at B Pam’s Food Mart were locked, a sign on the door informed customers of Stacey’s funeral. 

Barbara Roberson woks next door to the store.

“I just think God got another angel and in my heart, she will lead us to them guys,” she said.

“I’m going to miss her dearly”

While balloons, flowers and candles serve as a memorial at the store, people filled Gray’s Mortuary in Pelzer to pay their last respects. 

With tears in her eyes, Roberson expressed her sadness and grief as she and frequent customer, Wilton Hearst made their way to remember Stacey’s life.  

“When you find somebody as nice and as sweet as she was it’s worth coming here and that’s why I’m going today to pay my last respects,” Hearst said. 

Police say Stacey was shot and killed around 8 p.m. Friday. 

Easley Police Department released surveillance video and have asked for the public’s help identifying two individuals. As of Wednesday morning, no arrests have been announced. 

Mourners like Barbara and Wilton say Stacey was a treasure, gone too soon. 

“I don’t understand why they went for a handful of change in the cash register, which they didn’t get,” Barbara says. 

Stacey leaves behind four children and a granddaughter, according to an obituary

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