Sharon Fay Welch

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Sharon Fay Welch, 66, of Petersburg, TN passed away on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after a short illness. She was born in Lincoln County, TN on June 22, 1951, the daughter of the late Marion Welch and Frances Wells Welch, who survives. She was an employee at Ralph Askins School for 15 years, was a historian for the Morgan School and was a member of the Hannah’s Gap Baptist Church where she served as the church clerk.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her twin sister, Kaye Welch Boles; nephew, Kevin Boles; and grandparents, William O. & Lizzie May Welch and Willie & Mary Lee Wells.

Ms. Welch is survived by her mother, Frances Wells Welch of Petersburg, TN; sisters, Kathy (Stan) Hill of Fayetteville, TN, Sylvia (Ricky) Wilburn of Lewisburg, TN and Sherry Wright of Indianapolis, IN; nephews, Kyle Boles of Petersburg, TN, Joseph (Kandice) Hill of Kelso, TN and Jacob Wilburn of Lewisburg, TN; great nieces, Macy Hill and Katie Faith Kilpatrick; great nephews, Jackson Hill, Syler Hill, Hunter Kilpatrick and Logan Kilpatrick.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Forsythe and Bro. Frank Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in Old Orchard Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home.