Funeral services for Elizabeth Ann Welch, 90, of Athens, Texas, were held Friday, June 25, 2021, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton, Texas, with Bro. David Lewis officiating.
Elizabeth went home to the Lord on June 21, 2021, in Athens, Texas. She was born on Feb. 22, 1931, in southern Van Zandt County to Minnie Chamblee and J. T. Wycough.
Elizabeth attended Canton schools, graduated from Canton High School in 1948, and married the love of her life, C. R. “Bob” Welch, in 1950. The couple moved to Athens in 1993 and joined the First Methodist Church. Elizabeth loved the Lord and her church. She was active in the Crafty Ladies, United Methodist Women and sang with the Methodist Singers. Elizabeth’s pride and joy were her family. She will be deeply missed by all that knew her.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Robert “Bob” Welch.
Elizabeth is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Charles “Chuck” Jr. and Elaine Welch, Tim and Debbie Welch and Mark and Holly Welch; grandchildren, Robert and Talana Welch, T. J. and Crystal Welch, Lindsay and Dean Tackett, Heather Welch Foster and Phillip Welch and great-grandchildren, Ryann Foster, Logan Foster, Beckett Foster, Carson Welch, Cason Welch, Caleb Tackett, Molly Tackett, Jackson Welch, Easton Welch and Greyson Welch.
Interment was in Haven of Memories Cemetery in Canton.