MARION - Jean White Welborn, 77, passed away Nov. 28, 2012, at her residence.
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She was born in Gaston County on April 16, 1935, to the late Arthur "Buck" White and Louise White.
A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, Jean was very talented and enjoyed painting, bowling and garden-ing.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, George White.
Left to cherish her memories are her husband of 57 years, Kenneth E. Welborn; two sons, David Welborn and wife, Sallie of Morganton and Barry Welborn and wife, Kim of Marion; one daughter, Susie Welborn of Marion; four sib-lings, Dorothy Honeycutt, Richard White, Marlene Henderson and Johnny White and wife, JoAnne, all of Gastonia; ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.
A funeral service for Mrs. Welborn will be held 3 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Westmoreland Funeral Home.
Interment will be in Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m., one hour prior to the service, at the funeral home.
Westmoreland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
An online register is available under Obituaries at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Nov. 29, 2012