Donna West Welch

Born: Fri., May 3, 1963
Died: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019


5:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Sun., Jan. 27, 2019
Location: Bethabara

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Jan. 28, 2019
Location: Bethabara

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Donna West Welch, age 55, of the Big Cove Community went to her eternal home on January 23, 2019 at the Cherokee Indian Hospital.

She was the daughter of Emily West and the late Norman West.  Donna was a domestic engineer, who during her life had babysat many children.  She was a member of Bethabara Baptist Church.

Donna is survived by her loving husband of 38 years James Welch, Sr.; Sons, Leroy Welch (April), Simpson Jorge Welch (Mystikal); Daughter, Kerra Driver (Dooner); Step-Sons, Emerson Welch, Chuck Taylor, and Jamie Panther; Sister, Norma Craig (Bo); Daughter-in-law, Lou Welch; special daughter Janell Panther; Sister-in-laws, Mattie Welch and Sharyn Panther; Grandchildren, Pippa Spencer, Harper, Laurel, Emery, Achai, Marla, Ice, Jaylee, McKain, Timby; special friend, Linda White.  

Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 5 pm until 10 pm at Bethabara Baptist Church.  Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 11 AM at Bethabara Baptist Church.  James “Bo” Parris, Bobby Watts, Eddie Sherrill, and Tony Cochran will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Armachain Cemetery in the Big Cove Community.  Pallbearers will be Aaron Smiley, Nolan McIntosh, Robert Welch, Michael Joe Welch, Jaiden Welch, AJ Welch, Jr. Panther, Jesse Jr., Justin French, Jackob Craig, Joe Panther, and Harley Maney, Jr.  Honorary pallbearers will be Bo Craig, Davis Welch, John McCoy, Wade Wolfe, Darius Thompson, Joseph Solis, Damion Solis, Jeremy Hyatt, and Cody White.

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Andrea crisp
   Posted Fri January 25, 2019
My heart is broken for you all but rejoice in knowing she is in a better place. Prayers and love to all

anthony wilson
   Posted Sun January 27, 2019
I am very sorry to read this news this morning. Prayers and smoke for her journey ahead



Tammy Ruff
   Posted Sun January 27, 2019
Aunt Charlie, Uncle Bo, and family,
I’m so deeply sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. May God be with you all! Love you all.

Terry Greene
   Posted Tue January 29, 2019
Dear Family, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dear loved one. Our loving Creator never planned for death to be part of his original plan. There is such a loving scripture found at Revelation 21:3 & 4 which reads: With that I heard a loud voice from the throne say “ Look! The tent of God is with mankind, and he will reside with them, And they will be his people, And God himself will be with them, And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The Former things have passed away “ I hope these words help you find comfort and also give you hope for our near future. Can you imagine Living Forever on Earth under Beautiful conditions that will never end. If you would like further information on Gods promises from the Bible, Please visit our Free Bible-based website JW. ORG

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