Shirley J. Flanagan Welch (1937 - 2018)

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Shirley Welch was born on April 28, 1937 in Athens, GA to the late Marvin and Mildren Flanagan.

She was preceded in death by her husband William R. Welch,Sr. ; brother, Gerald Flanagan ; grandson Christopher Welch ; granddaughter , Candace Welch , and son-in-law Waymon Fields.

She is survived by her 8 children; Ramona (Don) Schimmel, Wanda (Glen) Nix, Aimee Pullman , Rebecca Fields, William (Wanda) Welch, Jr. , Margaret Darley, Susan (Hal) Henning and John Welch; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at Antioch Cemetery.


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Batts & Bridges Funeral Home
3035 Atlanta Highway
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 543-2551
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Published in Athens Banner-Herald on July 13, 2018