Funeral Services for Mr. John Melvin Welborn of Americus, Georgia will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 2:30 at the Union Tabernacle Baptist Church. Mr. Welborn died on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at the Phoebe-Sumter Medical Center.
Mr. John Melvin Welborn was born on July 29, 1941 to the late Mr. Foster & Tommie Lee Welborn. He was preceded in death by two sons Michael Welborn and Victor Welborn.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 42 years, Mrs. Edna Jane Welborn of Americus, Georgia; four daughters: Mrs. Claudia (Darrell) Walters, Mrs. Carla (Willie) Berry, Mrs. Cassandra (Walter) Davis and Ms. Ilene Welborn all of Americus, Georgia; nine sons: John (Velma) Welborn, Tellias (Joanna) Welborn, Charles (Theresa) Welborn, Tommy Welborn, Eddie (Joann) Welborn, Freddie Mullins, Henry Charles (Rosie) Welborn, Calvin (Shanita Banks) and Alfonza Banks all of Americus, Georgia; a devoted sister, Mrs. Dorothy Jean (L.C.) Smith of Rochester, New York; four devoted nieces: Mrs. Geraldine Sampson, Mrs. Tommie Lee Welborn and Mrs. Donna Tisdal all of Rochester, New York and Mrs. Betty Gatewood of Boston Mass.; three devoted nephews: Keith Smith of Las Vagas, NV, Donnell Smith of Rochester, New York and Charles Little of Boston, Mass; four sisters-in-law: Mrs. Jeanette Williams, Ms. Katie Seay and Ms. Dorothy Seay all of Americus, Georgia and Mrs. Barbara Welborn of Rochester, New York; several devoted friends including: Fred Dennis(Mae) Carter Sr., Fred Dennis (Tracy) Carter, Jr. Franky (Ruby) Angry, Ossie Evans, Clarence Evans, Sanford Angry; a host grandchildren, great grandchildren and other relatives and friends also survive.