Mrs. Juanita Greer Welch, age 91, of the Stoney Fork Community, passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021.
Mrs. Welch was born May 1, 1930 in Watauga County, North Carolina, a daughter of the late Virgil M. Greer and Clara Church Greer. She was a homemaker and a member of Stony Fork Baptist Church.
Mrs. Welch is survived by one son, Charles E. Welch and wife Sharon of Boone; a daughter Euna Dale Church of Germanton, NC; two granddaughters, Renee Beshears Hamby and husband Doug of Deep Gap, and Carla Welch Johnson and husband David of Boone; one grandson Mitchel E. Church and wife Alison of Germanton; four great granddaughters, Candice Ward of Sugar Grove, Amelia Johnson of Boone and Maggie and Katie Church of Germanton; two great grandsons, Joshua Hamby of Boone and Zane Johnson of Boone; three great great granddaughters, Molly and Katie Ward of Sugar Grove and Tessa Rose Hamby of Boone; three great great grandsons, Titus, Tilden and Talon Hamby of Boone; A son-in-law Ray Beshears of Deep Gap; two sisters, Lezette Greer of Boone, and Joann Greer and husband Bill of Lenoir; one brother, Mack Greer of Boone; sisters-in-law Joyce Greer of Boone and Diane Greer of Clayton, NC. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Ransom E. Welch; one daughter, Mary Evelyn Welch Beshears; one great grandson-in-law Christopher Ward; six brothers, Paul, Silas, Brook, Joe, Shanty and Zeke Greer; two sisters Dare Greene and Mozelle Miller.
Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in the Stony Fork Baptist Church Cemetery.
Grandson Mitchel Church and great grandson Joshua Hamby will officiate.
Memorial donations may be made to Stony Fork Baptist Church.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at the website www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Welch family.