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Jessie Worthy Welch

April 30, 1927 ~ November 4, 2018 (age 91)

Jessie Worthy Welch, 91, of 4475 Brower Mill Rd., Seagrove, went to meet his Savior on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Universal Health Care in Ramseur where he had resided for the last five years.

Funeral Services, 2 PM, Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at Needham's Grove Baptist Church, Seagrove.

Officiating, Rev. James Cockram.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Worthy was no stranger to hard work. He spent all of his life working hard. First in a textile mill and then sawmilling and farming in later life. Worthy's garden was well known and enjoyed by the community. A man of few words, he meant what he said with a heart of compassion and a strong love for his family and friends. The biggest joys of his life were loving his family and sharing with others. He was a member of Needham's Grove Baptist Church. Worthy was preceded in death by the love of his life, Mary Stout Welch, parents, Jessie and Etta Kennedy Welch, brothers, Robert Welch, Bill Welch, Junior Welch, sisters, Dorothy Kennedy, Mandy Welch, Thelma Davis, Pauline Frye.

Survivors: sons, Jessie Russell Welch, and wife, Tammy, of Seagrove, Perry Randall Welch, and wife, Annette, of Seagrove, grandchildren, that meant the world to him, Jessie Ryan Welch, and wife, Laura, Anna Newsome, and husband, Darren, Jason Welch, Codey Welch, all of Seagrove, Meka Lamb, and husband, Casey, of Randleman, great-grandchildren, the joy of his life, Gracie Welch, Rylie Beth Welch, Cole Welch, Eli Newsome, Daniel Newsome.

The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of Universal Health Care.

Visitation, 6 PM to 8 PM, Tuesday, Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur and other times at the home of Russell and Tammy Welch,  4433 Brower Mill Rd., Seagrove.

Condolences may be made online at

Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur.

Memorials may be made to Needham's Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, 359 Needham's Grove Rd., Seagrove, NC 27341.


Donations may be made to:

Needhams Grove Baptist Church Building Fund
59 Needham's Grove Rd.,, Seagrove NC 27341
Tel: 1-910-464-2121

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