Mrs. Dorothy Pennington Welsh, 83, formerly of Panama City, FL, passed away Sat., June 22, 2013 at the William M. Dunlap Center for Caring in Raleigh, NC. She was a lifelong resident of this area and a member of the First Assembly of God Church. Mrs. Welsh has served on the Board of Directors for Blood Covenant Ministries, Inc. as Secretary/Treasurer for the past ten years. She dedicated all of her life to her family. She also enjoyed gardening, reading, her Bible, and gospel music.
Mrs. Welsh is survived by her daughter, Pamela Welsh of Raleigh, NC; a granddaughter, Kimberly Cassie and her husband William of Murray, KY; and his son, Stetson Cassie of Trinity, NC.
Mrs. Welsh was preceded in death by her husband, the late Robert D. Welsh, Jr. They were married 53 years at the time of his death in Aug. 1999.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Wed., June 26, 2013 at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jim McClure officiating. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Panama City. Asked to serve as active pallbearers are: David Scherrer, Winston Pennington, Ronnie Clanton, Jeff Tillman, Greg Tharp, and Steve Pennington. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Wed., June 26, 2013 from 1 p.m. until service time.
The family of Dorothy Pennington Welsh is grateful to God for her life, your friendship, and your kindness and prayers. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in the memory of Dorothy Welsh to: Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607. Kent-Forest Lawn
2403 Harrison Ave.
Panama City, Fla. 32405