OBITUARY

Myrna Prather Welborn

February 12, 1935May 3, 2018
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Mrs. Myrna Prather Welborn, 83, of LaGrange, GA peacefully departed this earthly realm for her heavenly home on Thursday, May 3, 2018.

Mrs. Welborn was born February 12, 1935 in LaGrange, GA to the late Bennie Lee Prather and Alva Mae Mathis Prather. She retired from Milliken Hillside Plant after 40 years of dedicated service. Mrs. Welborn was a faithful member of Baptist Tabernacle for 49 years, where she was active with the Lighthouse Keepers until her declining health. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lester C. Welborn; son, Ronnie C. Welborn; and numerous siblings.

Survivors include her daughters, Dale Sprayberry, Justine (Greg) Brooks, and Theresa Cole; son, Ronnie (Missy) Welborn; 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; numerous great great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Frances Buchino and Brenda Ward; other relatives and friends.

The Gathering of family and friends will be Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 4:00pm until 6:00pm at the funeral home. The Celebration of Life service will be held 11:00am Monday, May 7, 2018 in the Chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary with Rev. Bobby Bozeman officiating. Burial will follow in Restlawn Memory Gardens.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Baptist Tabernacle in memory of Myrna P. Welborn.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636

  • FAMILY

  • Bennie Lee Prather, Father
  • Alva Mae Mathis Prather, Mother
  • Lester C. Welborn, Husband
  • Ronnie C. Welborn, Son
  • Dale Sprayberry, Daughter
  • Justine & Greg Brooks, Daughter
  • Theresa Cole, Daughter
  • Ronnie & Missy Welborn, Son
  • Seven Grandchildren, *
  • Nine Great Grandchildren, *
  • Numerous Great Great Grandchildren, *
  • Frances Buchino, Sister
  • Brenda Ward, Sister
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jonathon Welborn, Pallbearer
  • Drew Welborn, Pallbearer
  • Kevin Pike, Pallbearer
  • Cody Walston, Pallbearer
  • James Cole, Pallbearer
  • Cole Pike, Pallbearer

Services

  • Gathering of Family and Friends Sunday, May 6, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Monday, May 7, 2018
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Going to miss you.. But your in heaven with PawPaw...We Love you MawMaw

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Biography

Mrs. Myrna Prather Welborn, 83, of LaGrange, GA peacefully departed this earthly realm for her heavenly home on Thursday, May 3, 2018.

Mrs. Welborn was born February 12, 1935 in LaGrange, GA to the late Bennie Lee Prather and Alva Mae Mathis Prather. She retired from Milliken Hillside Plant after 40 years of dedicated service. Mrs. Welborn was a faithful member of Baptist Tabernacle for 49 years, where she was active with the Lighthouse Keepers until her declining health. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lester C. Welborn; son, Ronnie C. Welborn; and numerous siblings.

Survivors include her daughters, Dale Sprayberry, Justine (Greg) Brooks, and Theresa Cole; son, Ronnie (Missy) Welborn; 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; numerous great great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Frances Buchino and Brenda Ward; other relatives and friends.

The Gathering of family and friends will be Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 4:00pm until 6:00pm at the funeral home. The Celebration of Life service will be held 11:00am Monday, May 7, 2018 in the Chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary with Rev. Bobby Bozeman officiating. Burial will follow in Restlawn Memory Gardens.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Baptist Tabernacle in memory of Myrna P. Welborn.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636