Vivian Welch

Vivian Welch

Death 20 Jul 1966 (aged 17)
Burial Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 5831714 · View Source
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Sister to William Douglas Welch (02/03/1948 - 04/21/1949), and Vernon Dwight Welch.


Last Rites held for Vivian Welch, wreck victim

Vivian Welch, the 17-year-old Vaiden girl injured in an auto accident two weeks ago, died at the Baptist Hospital in Jackson last Wednesday. She had been in critical condition since the accident.

Services for Vivian were held Thursday, July 21, at 3 p.m. at the Vaiden Methodist Church. Rev. Jack Nabors officiated, assisted by Rev. Thad Grimstead. Burial was in the Vaiden Cemetery, Winona Funeral Home in charge.

A 1966 graduate of Vaiden High School, Vivian was was salutatorian of her class, was an honor student and Beta Club member, a senior class favorite, and a member of the band and glee club.

She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon (Buddy) Welch; a btother, Vernon Dwight Welch; her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Welch and paternal grandmother, Mrs. Dewitt Welch, all of Vaiden.

Pallbearers were George Briscoe, Jackie Collins, Van Simpson, Ray Cox, Robert McEachern, and Harry Sparkman, all members of her graduating class.

The Conservative, July 28, 1966. P. 1.

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Gravesite Details AGE: 17 years 6 months 25 days

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  • Created by: Ron Collins
  • Added: 8 Oct 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5831714
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Vivian Welch (25 Dec 1948–20 Jul 1966), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5831714, citing Vaiden Cemetery, Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Ron Collins (contributor 14149965) .