Edith Welch Wells

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Edith Welch Wells, age 92, of Petersburg, TN, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2019, in Lewisburg, TN. She was born in Petersburg, TN on Oct. 20, 1926, to the late William Oliver and Lizzie Mai Sorrells Welch. Mrs. Wells was a former supervisor for the Petersburg clothing plant and was a member of Hannah’s Gap Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, H.L. Wells and one brother, William Marion Welch.

Mrs. Wells is survived by her son, Ray “Bo” Wells of Petersburg, TN; one brother, Gerald Sorrells Welch of Petersburg, TN; and two grandchildren, Abby Jean Wells and Billy Wells both of Petersburg, TN.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home with Larry Hames officiating. Burial will follow in Old Orchard Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home, 508 W. College Street, Fayetteville, TN 37334.