Addison Grace Welch

June 30, 2010 ~ October 6, 2010

Addison Grace Welch, 3 months, born June 30, 2010 in Lake Charles, died Wednesday, October 6, 2010 in Ochsner Hospital in New Orleans, LA following a courageous battle with a heart defect.

Addison's little life, while so brief, brought great joy to those who loved her.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her parents, Brent Welch and Lauren Hilliard of Lake Charles; paternal grandparents, Howard Welch and wife Betty of Lake Charles; maternal grandparents, Rick Hilliard and wife Yun of Houston, TX; paternal great- grandparents, LeeRoy and Edna Douget of Lake Charles and Norman Bell of Sulphur; maternal great- grandparents, Preston and Sherry Hatsfelt of Sulphur and Jeannine Garoutte of Lake Charles; two uncles, Keith Welch of Dallas, TX and Brian Welch and wife Michelle of Westlake; one aunt, Heather Lankford and husband Matthew of Lake Charles and a special cousin and dear friend, Amber Morgan and wife Wendi Smith of New Orleans.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, DeeDee Douget Welch; maternal grandmother, Michelle Hatsfelt; paternal great- grandparents, Beuford and Margaret Welch and Mary Bell and maternal great- grandparents, Dale and Virgie Hilliard and Evelyn Stewart.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 PM Sunday, October 10, 2010 in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Deacon George Carr will officiate. Interment will follow in Westlake Memorial Park. Visitation Sunday will be from 10:00 AM until the time of service in the funeral home.

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  1. Dear Lauren and Brent,We were so sorry to hear about Addison. We love you and are praying that you will draw near to the Lord for your comfort. Psalm 34:18

  2. I am so glad that I had the chance to meet that sweet angel. I wish I could be there at this time. I love you and your in my thoughts.

  3. lauren i was so sorry to hear about addison but you know as well as i do that they are fighting over who is going to hold her next and they are loving her the way you loved her my thoughts and prayers are with you

  4. Lauren, I was so sad when Nonnie called me and gave me the news about Addie.Her time here was so short. Well there is another sweet angel in heaven with Jesus. I am sure your mother is holding her and Aunt Evelyn and Uncle Fred are loving her along with everyone else who greeted her when she arrived. I am so proud of you and thought you were the perfect little mother. Your strength and courage were amazing. I love you and will continue to keep you in my prayers. Love Aunt Lisa

  5. Lauren, So sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. She is God's little angel now. I pray for comfort for you.Love you, Twila

  6. Lauren,I am so sorry to hear about Addison. As you mourn your daughter, remember the great delight she brought you as a mother and cherish those memories.-Jennifer

  7. Norman and family this precious Angel is in Heaven with her great grandma Mary, who will look after her and love her. To her parents we are truly sorry for your loss.

  8. Your cousins in Georgia grieve with you and wish we could be with you. We are especially sorry we never had the opportunity to get to meet Miss Addie are so sorry her brief life had to be so complicated. Know that we love you are praying for you over these difficult days ahead.

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