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Janet Welch

November 3, 1947 ~ February 18, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Janet Welch Obituary

Janet Marie Putney Welch, 76 of Sparks passed away Sunday, February 18, 2024 at her home. Janet was born November 3, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Faith Putney.  She retired from Sierra Pines after working for 30 years as a lead operator. Janet was a member of Hall Community Church. She enjoyed fishing and was on a bowling team and won many trophies. She loved her family and enjoyed going out to eat with them, especially the Golden Corral. 

Survivors include her daughters, Angelia Marie Welch Sumner (James David), and Shelia Renee Welch Serrano (Rafael Serrano); grandchildren, Stacy Marie Gallegos (Matt), Samantha Amber Lynn Cook, Christopher Quentin Cook (Alma), and Breanna Renee Thornton (Chris); great grandchildren, Destiny Reanna Pete, Anna Marie Gallegos, Cassandra Lynette Teniente, Jasmeen Yaneli Cook, Camila Evette Teniente, Gabriela Marie Cook, Steven Ray Gallegos, Esperanza Allison Teniente, Natalie Isabella Cook, Christopher James Cook, Jr, and Luis Angel Cook; and sister, Fairlene McNew King of St. Louis, Missouri. Janet was preceded in death by her husband, James Welch, and sister, Blendena McNew Simmons.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 22, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. at Purvis Funeral Home with Rev. Vernon Hughes officiating. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will be receiving friends Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. 

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February 21, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Purvis Funeral Home
207 E. Mitchell St.
Adel, GA 31620

Funeral Service
February 22, 2024

3:00 PM
Purvis Funeral Home
207 E. Mitchell St.
Adel, GA 31620


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