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Mrs. Juanita Wortman PDF Print
Written by Karen Ventrone   
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 10:15

Mrs. Juanita Holtsclaw Welch Wortman , age 92, of Sunny Hill Lane, Deep Gap, passed away Saturday afternoon September 28, 2013 at Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living.

Born January 6, 1921 in Carter County Tennessee, she was a daughter of the late R. D. and Sallie Ferguson Holtsclaw. Juanita was a member of Gap Creek Baptist Church. She was formerly a short order cook at Stamey's.


She is survived by four children; Janice Paulette Robbins and husband Tommy of Deep Gap, Paul Oakley Welch, Jr., and wife Lisa of Deep Gap, James D. Welch and wife Jorene of Fleetwood and Jerry Lee Welch and wife Debra of Atlanta , GA, one sister; Tootsie Ward of Elizabethton, Tennessee, eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Paul Oakley Welch, Sr., her second husband J. C. Wortman, three grandchildren; Jammie Buran Welch, Tamara Dawn Welch, and Jerry Lee Welch, Jr., and eight brothers and sisters.

Funeral services for Mrs. Juanita Holtsclaw Welch Wortman will be private. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Mountain View Baptist Church. Online condolences may be shared with the Wortman family at

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Wortman family.

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