Anne Culler

Obituary of Anne Welch Culler

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Anne Welch Culler, age 78, of Boone passed away unexpectedly at Atrium Health in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, February 1, 2023. She was a native of Watauga County, born March 25,1944 to Bynum and Ruth Welch.

She was preceded in death by both her parents, her husband Dewey Culler, and a son, Kenneth Evans Jr. She is survived by two daughters, Laurie Evans of Lexington, NC and Kim Evans (Jessica King) of Charlotte, NC; three brothers, Louis Welch (Evelyn) of Elizabethton, TN, Bill Welch of Matney, NC, and Ernest Welch of Valle Crucis. NC; grandson Jordan Brown (Lindsey) of Boone, NC; granddaughter Katie Perkins of Winston-Salem, NC; great-grandchildren Kinsley Brown, Mason Brown, Kira Beasley and Olivia Beasley of Boone, NC, and Chase Gordon of Winston-Salem, NC. If you knew Anne, you knew what a special lady she was. You might've come through her line when she worked as a cashier at Winn-Dixie, or maybe she helped you pick out just the right produce during her time in the Harris-Teeter produce department. Or maybe you went to the old Cove Creek High School and were a classmate, a childhood friend from growing up on Dutch Creek Rd. in Valle Crucis, a fellow member at Rich Mountain Baptist Church, or simply a friend she made along her path in life wherever hers crossed with yours. If you didn't know her, you truly missed out. For those of us blessed to be family and friends, she will be greatly missed. Funeral services for Anne Culler will be conducted Monday, February 6, 2023, at 1:00PM at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 12 until 1:00PM, prior to services. Graveside services will follow in the Culler Cemetery.


Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to the Culler Cemetery Fund, in care of Kim Evans, PO Box 1981, Boone, North Carolina, 28607.

Online condolences may be made shared at the website Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

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