Mr. Christopher Darnell Welch was born on September 29, 1986, to Ella Welch (Ricky Scott) and the late John D. Jackson Jr. John William Jr. raised him as his own. Chris had a smile that will lighten up the room. He departed this earth quietly on early Wednesday morning September 22, 2021.
Christopher attended Jackson Public Schools where he was a proud tiger of Jim Hill High School.
Chris’s memories will forever live in the hearts of his beautiful angels: Christhanti Banks, Lashunti Banks, and Journey Welch (preceded in death). He is survived by his mother, Ella Welch; brothers: Timothy Welch (Mason Davis Welch), Torry Bailey, Shun Taylor and sisters: Angela Welch (preceded in death) and Portia Malshea; aunts: Dorothy “Ann” (Greg) Green, Carolyn Hudson, Georgia Welch-Jones, Vanessa Welch, Rena Welch, and Mary Ann Haley; one loving great-aunt, Rudeen (Basonia) Smith; uncles: George Welch Jr. (preceded in death), Gary Welch, Larry Welch (preceded in death), Dr. Kenneth (Donna) Welch, LTC, US Army (Ret.), Anthony Welch, Walter Welch (preceded in death), Carl Welch (preceded in death), Michael Jackson and Jimmy Jackson. Chris leaves behind a host of nephews, cousins, and friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Welch will be at Peoples Chapel, 886 North Farish Street, Jackson, Mississippi at 11:00 a.m. with his final resting place being, Autumn Woods Memorial Cemetery, 4000 Northside Drive, Jackson, Mississippi.
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