HARLEM, Ga. - Mrs. Debra Elaine Welch, 50, wife of Mr. Julian Welch, entered into rest on Friday, July 20, 2007.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, July 22, 2007, at 3 p.m., at Powell Baptist Church with the Rev. Randall Whitaker officiating. Interment was in Harlem Memorial Cemetery.
Mrs. Welch, a native of Richmond County, was a retired school bus driver for Columbia County Board of Education.
Survivors include her husband Julian Welch; two sons, Michael and (Dawn) Welch, Grovetown, and Travis (Monica) Welch, Martinez; one brother Mickey (Denese) Wheeler, Harlem; one sister Daisy (Buck) Ansley, Dearing; eight grandchildren, Blake Welch, Savannah Welch, Tristan Smith, Logan Welch, Evan Welch, Kaitlin Welch, Alexia Dodgen, and Christopher Williams.
Pallbearers were Phillip Welch, Pat Reese, Andy Johnson, Donnie Thomas, Steven Usry, and Scottie Willcow. Honorary pallbearers were CSRA Express Softball Team.
If so desired, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2623 Washington Road, Augusta, Georgia 30904 or Heartland Hospice Services, 1365 Interstate Pkwy, Augusta, Georgia 30909.
Starling Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.