Edna Welch, 87, of Hinesville passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Coastal Manor in Ludowici.
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She was born in Rome, Ga., had lived in Atlanta, but lived most of her life in Hinesville. She was a licensed cosmetologist and had worked in the hospitality field as a reservations manager. She was a member of the Hinesville Canasta Club, Red Hat Society and Order of the Eastern Star. She was a member of Hinesville First Baptist Church and its Pairs & Spares Sunday School Class.
Her husband, the Rev. Solomon "Buddy" Welch, preceded her in death.
Survivors are her daughters and sons-in-law, Myra Howard and Bobby of Atlanta, Kathy Dykes and Ricky of Ludowici, Joy Townsend and Wesley of Hixson, Tenn.; a son, Dickie Welch of Hinesville; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 28, at Hinesville First Baptist Church with the Revs. Steve Davis, Brenda Crawford and Brian Smith officiating.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. Saturday until the funeral hour at the church.
Burial will follow in the Hinesville Cemetery.
Remembrances are suggested to the Hinesville First Baptist Church, 220 Memorial Dr., Hinesville, GA 31313.
Family and friends may sign the online register at www.howardfuneralga.com
Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici is in charge of the arrangements.
Howard Funeral Home - Ludowici
57 Oak St NW
Ludowici, GA 31316
Published in Coastal Courier from June 26 to July 3, 2014