Doris W. Baucom CHARLOTTE - Doris Welch Baucom, 72, passed away early Friday afternoon, Feb. 28, 2014, at her residence. Born in Concord on July 2, 1941, she was a daughter of the late John Murray Welch and Lexi Irene Tucker Welch. Doris was a 1959 graduate of Pageland High School and had worked for Harris Teeter, American Credit, Barkley American, Bryant Electrical Supply, Simpson Lighting, ICCA and for the past eight years she was part owner and operator of Drum Majorettes of America. Doris was a member of Hickory Gove Baptist Church. Her husband whom she married Jan. 1, 1960, Joe M. Baucom, Sr. survives at home. Other survivors include a daughter, Becky Baucom Brinson and her husband, Bryan of Charlotte, Joe M. Baucom Jr. of Mount Holly, and a granddaughter, Harley Sheridan Baucom. Additional survivors include a sister, Debbie Galloway and her husband, Lee of Florence, S.C. and two nieces, Julia Galloway and Beth Gardner. Services are planned for 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at McEwen Funeral Service-Derita Chapel. Friends may visit at the funeral home one hour prior to the services. Online condolences may be made at www.mcewenderitachapel.com.
Published in Charlotte Observer on Mar. 2, 2014