Obit: Mable Welch

Obit: Mable Welch

November 10th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Mable Long Welch, 94, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.Mable was born and raised in Chickamauga, Ga., and has been a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area. She was a member of Hixson First Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Flay Welch Sr.; and her siblings, Harold and Clarence Long, Irene Ellis and Elizabeth Wallin.Mable is survived by her children, Flay Welch Jr. and wife, Cheri, Katherine Smith and husband, Bill, Linda Gilbert and Delores Jones and husband, Dallas; 10 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.The family would like to thank the caregivers, Betty Dorsett and Lois Jones, the staff and nurses at Hospice of Chattanooga, especially Briana Keith and Shannon Miller for their love and care given to Mable.The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. today at the North Chapel.Graveside services for Mable will be held at 3:30 p.m. today at Hamilton Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Terry Shannon officiating.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.