Marion Faye Wilson Welch

Published 12:01 am Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Jan. 16, 1940 – Nov. 01, 2019

NATCHEZ– Services for Marion Faye Wilson Welch, 79, who died Friday, Nov. 01, 2019, in Natchez, will be 2 pm on Wednesday at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Paul Southerland officiating.
Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Visitation will be 1 p.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Welch was born Jan. 16, 1940, in Gulfport, the daughter of John Francis Standifer and Eula Mae Anderson Standifer.
Mrs. Welch was a resident of Natchez for 44 years and was a member of Highland Baptist Church. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She had a loving relationship with her granddaughter, Vickie, and enjoyed spending time with all of her grandchildren.  She was friendly, giving, loved to sew, read and enjoyed gardening.
Mrs. Welch was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Grady Wilson Sr.; one daughter, Marion Vickalina Wilson; and four sisters, Mary Edwards, Caralin Thomas, Nora Mae Hicks and Margie Cretmore.
She is survived by one son, Grady “Cookie” Wilson and wife, Jennifer, of Natchez; one granddaughter, Victoria “Vickie” Wilson of Fort Polk, Louisiana; two grandsons, Alex Howell and Trey Wilson, of Natchez; one brother, Norman Standifer and wife, JoAnn, of Vicksburg; and the mother of her granddaughter, Brenda “BeBe” Wilson; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Jack Norman, Rudy Wilson, Norman Standifer, Lavell Standifer, Scott Standifer and Tommy Hicks.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
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