Deborah B. Welch, age 70, of Chillicothe, passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.
Deborah was born on January 29, 1951 in Peoria, IL to Jim and Opal (Claypool) Williams. She married David Welch on June 26, 1971 in Chillicothe.
Surviving are her husband, David; her children, Jennifer (Tim) Schwartz of DeKalb, IL, Jill Lyon of Shorewood, IL and Johanna (Sean) Davis of Chillicothe, IL; her grandchildren, Chase and Collin Lyon, Maggie and Samantha Schwartz, and Lila, Alex and Jaxson Davis; and her sister, Rebecca Rice of Dunlap, IL. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Deborah was a member of the Chillicothe First United Methodist Church.
A memorial service will be held at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 3:00pm. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service. Cremation rites will be accorded. Online condolences may be made through www.weberhurdfuneralhome.com.