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Lawrence Major Welch

October 24, 2019



Timmonsville, SC – Lawrence Major Welch, 85, passed away Thursday evening Oct. 24, 2019.

Funeral services will be Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Layton-Anderson Funeral Home.  Visitation will follow the service. Interment will be Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Florence Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Welch was born in Darlington County, SC, the son of the late Charlie Major and Myrtle Grantham Welch.  He served his country in the US Army. Before retiring he was the owner of Welch’s Well Drilling.

Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Betty Jean O’Neal Welch; two daughters, Barbara W. Mims, Donna W. (Steve) Sauceman; three sisters, Hazel (Ron) Turner, Bonita (Teggie) Ham, Juanita (Jack) Sharpe and his grandchildren, Bobi, Nigel, Brittany, Jordan; six great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Bethany, Joel, Daniel, Sarah, Nicklas;  several nieces and nephews and his special pet “Sadie”.  He is preceded in death by his son, David Lawrence Welch, three brothers, Charlie “Bud” Welch, Edgar “Boot” Welch, F.M. “Popeye” Welch and a sister, Peggy Welch.

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Layton-Anderson Funeral Home, 4210 W. Palmetto Street, Florence, SC.

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Funeral Service
October 27, 2019

2:00 PM
Layton-Anderson Funeral Home
4210 W W Palmetto St
Florence, SC 29501


Florence Memorial Gardens
3320 South Cashua Drive
Florence, SC 29501

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