Mabel Welch, 80, of Jonesville, passed away Monday, December 31, 2012, at her residence. She was a lifelong resident of Lee County, a retired school teacher and was a member of the Galilee Christian Church.
Mabel was preceded in death by her parents, Lonnie Lee and Roxie Welch; brothers, Carl Welch and Lawrence Welch; and great niece, Haley Welch.
She is survived by: nephews, Terry Welch and wife Sonya and William Welch and wife, Tami; great nieces and nephews, Jordan, Faith, Holden and Jade Welch; sister-in-law, Thelma Welch; special friend and caregiver, Wanoka Faulkner; her special telephone community of friends and relatives.
Visitation will be from 6–8 p. m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Jonesville. Funeral service will follow at 8 p.m. with Rev. Richard McFarland and Rev. Homer Blanken officiating.
Graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Lee Memorial Gardens in Woodway, Virginia. Those attending the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery prior to time of service.
To send an online condolence to the Welch family, please visit www.arney-mullinsfuneralhomes.com.
Arney-Mullins Funeral Home of Jonesville is in charge of the arrangements.