Carol Richey, 62 - Hawkinsville, Georgia formerly of Calhoun

A funeral service for Carol Richey, 62, of Hawkinsville, Georgia was held on Friday June 10 at Salem Baptist Church in Ben Hill County, Georgia.

Mrs. Richey,a homemaker, passed away on June 7, 2005 at Hawkinsville Hospital.

She was born August 15, 1942 to the late Robert Welch and Rhoda (Jones) in Calhoun County, West Virginia.

She is survived by her loving husband of 45 years Thomas J. Richey, whom she married on April 23, 1960; her loving sons, Joseph (Debra) Richey, Greg (Shannon) Richey, and Chris (Susan) Richey; 7 grandchildren; brother, Don Welch of Macon, GA; step-brothers, Russell (Vickie) Jones of Big Springs, WV, and Richard (Sharon) Welch of Newark, Ohio; step-sisters, Shirley (Douglas) Taylor, Betty (Eddie) Jenkins of Big Bend , WV, Wanda (Keith) Dye of Midland, NC, and Sara Welch of Newark, Ohio; step-mother Lois Welch also of Newark; sister-in-law Fumiko Welch, of Granstville, WV; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her step-father Harley Jones; brother, William F. Welch and step-brother, Darl Jones.