Alva L. “Polly” <I>Alford</I> Welch

Alva L. “Polly” Alford Welch

Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA
Death 1 Aug 2009 (aged 74)
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 40212591 · View Source
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GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Alva L. "Polly" Welch, 74, of Greenville will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Smith Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Aug. 1, 2009, at her home. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Greenville.

Mrs. Welch was born Oct. 1, 1934, in Vaiden to Wilburn and Alva Bell Alford. She grew up in Vaiden where she attended school. She has been a resident of Greenville since 1952. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilburn and Alva Bell Alford; her son, Stephen "Stevie" Welch; and her husband, Dewitt Welch.

She is survived by two daughters, Melissa Gayle Welch of Greenville, and Connie Shannon and her husband, Charles, of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; two sons, Marty Welch of Vaiden and Dewey Welch and his wife, Linda, of Greenville; three brothers, James (Phyllis) Alford of Vaiden, Jerry (Kathy) Alford of Vaiden, and Walter (Paula) Alford of Kilmichael; three sisters, Nell Fielder of Winona, Mary Welch of Vaiden and Lillian (Ronnie) Hunsinger of Leeds, Ala.; four grandchildren, Shana (Jeff) Foster, Brandon Welch, Christopher Welch and Megan Shannon; and two great-grandchildren, Grayson Foster and Dawson Foster.

Visitation will be Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Greenville.

The Rev. Ronny Spivey will officiate the services.

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Gravesite Details AGE: 74 years, 10 months, 1 day

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  • Added: 3 Aug 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 40212591
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alva L. “Polly” Alford Welch (1 Oct 1934–1 Aug 2009), Find a Grave Memorial no. 40212591, citing Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Ron Collins (contributor 14149965) .