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Originally published: 2013-02-05 11:05:42
Last modified: 2013-02-05 11:06:41

Gwyn Earl Welborn

Mr. Gwyn Earl Welborn, 63, of Boone, formerly of Wilkes County, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at his home. Mr. Welborn was born, May 20, 1949, in Wilkes County to Johnson and Loy Welborn. He was a prior member of Yellow Hill Baptist Church and former employee of Mountain House Restaurant in Boone. He had a passion for serving others in many ways. Also, he had a love for spending time with his grandchildren and gardening.
Surviving are son, Reggie Welborn and wife, Chasity, of Lewisville; two brothers, Bryce Welborn of Millers Creek, Wayne Welborn and wife, Imogene, of Wilkesboro; three sisters, Jeanette Bumgarner and husband, Stephen, of Ferguson, Betty Reeves of North Wilkesboro, Jewel Church and husband, Sam, of Millers Creek; five grandchildren, Colby Welborn, Tanner Welborn, Micah Welborn, Zachary Welborn, Tate Welborn; and a dear family friend, Dora Belle Phillips Diener.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Yellow Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Burl Greer and the Rev. Sherrill Wellborn officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Yellow Hill Baptist Church from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted.
Miller Funeral Service in North Wilkesboro is in charge of the arrangements.
On line condolences may be made to http://www.millerfuneralservice.com.
Pallbearers will be Bryant Welborn, Jeff Austin, Jeffrey Austin, Mike Austin, Adam Korevec, David Willard. Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Welborn and Randy Welborn.