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Elise Cashion Welch

Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 10:00 am

Elise Cashion Welch, 97, of Petersburg, Tenn., passed away on Monday, May 13, 2024, at Maury County Regional Hospital. Elise was born in Lincoln County, Tenn., on September 30, 1926, the daughter of the late Joseph Leroy “Joe” Cashion and Selma J. Casteel Cashion. She graduated from Morgan Prep School in Petersburg. Mrs. Welch worked at Ellis’ Drug Store in Petersburg as a young woman and later at Ed W. Scott’s and Sons Grocery and Hardware. She was a homemaker for all of her life taking pride in caring for her home and family. A lifelong member of the Church of Christ, she attended Howell Church of Christ.

Elise is preceded in death by her husband, Lacy Wilson Welch and four brothers, Willie Boyd Cashion, Herbert Cashion, WJ Cashion and Vestle Cashion.

Mrs. Welch is survived by her children, Alice Marie Starks (Eric), Carol Grant, Lydia Ann Parks (Steve), Carl Wilson Welch (Nancy), and Daniel Kevin Welch. She had 14 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, May 16, 20224 at 3:00 p.m. with Don Hudson and Ley Jean of Howell Church of Christ officiating. Burial followed at Old Orchard Cemetery. Visitation took place Wednesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Howell Hill Church of Christ or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Elise Cashion Welch.