Need Immediate Assistance? Call us at 601-649-3342. | Send Flowers


Kathy Renee Welch

Kathy Renee Welch, 59, of Laurel, Mississippi, died Saturday at her daughter's residence. She was born Thursday, April 27, 1961 in Laurel, Mississippi.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Ellisville First Assembly of God. She will be placed in the church at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow at Indian Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Bros Kenny Morris and Andy Stringfellow will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel is in charge of arrangements (601) 649-3342.

Renee graduated from West Jones High School in 1979 and was a teacher's assistant for Jones County Schools. She was a member of Ellisville First Assembly of God.

Renee was a loving mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and friend. She began working at Calhoun Elementary after being a stay-at-home mom for years while her kids were little. She loved all the children that she taught in the classroom along with her co-workers. She loved her grandchildren very much and played a huge role in their raising. She had a kind spirit and always made you feel loved and welcomed. She is rejoicing in heaven now and healed from the awful disease of cancer. Her family would like to extend a huge thank you to The South Central Cancer Center Staff, Laurel Cancer Center Staff, and Deaconess Home Care and lastly Deaconess Hospice.

She was preceded in death by her father George Calloway, Grandparents Vema Jefcoat and Vivian Moss.

Survivors include daughter; Deidra (Lance) Taylor, two sons; Darren (Jamie) Welch, Dirk Welch, mother Carolyn Calloway, sisters; Rita C. (Clifton) Herrington, Rhonda (Joel) Sullivan, Nina Rhea (Kyle) Coats. Three grandchildren Calloway Taylor, Caroline Taylor and Finley Welch. Nieces and nephews Cayla Ledlow, Kelli Sullivan, Katie Coats, Casey Herrington, Konner Sullivan, Kameron Sullivan, Garrett Goodwin and Zach Coats and host of great nieces and great nephews.

Pallbearers will be Casey Herrington, Konner Sullivan, Garrett Goodwin, Ryan Maxey, Shawn Broadus and Kameron Sullivan.

Online guestbook may be signed at


Kathy Renee Welch
April 27, 1961 - June 27, 2020




Send Flowers

Register for Obituary Notifications

4593 Indian Springs Road | Laurel, MS 39441 | Map & Directions | 601-649-3342 | Email Us at     Like Us On Facebook

©2020 Colonial Chapel Funeral Home | Privacy Policy | Site Created By Gemini Graphics Inc.