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“May the Lord surround you with His Peace and Comfort. So sorry for your loss. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Larry & Kathie Bercegeay - LA

“My deepest condolences in the passing of Diana. She was a very special person and genuine through & through. My prayers are for the family now and in...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Frank Parker - Zachary, LA

“It's hard to think you're gone. I'm going to remember you as the talented, artistic, caring, fun loving, beautiful woman that you were. Tell your Mom...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Susan Hatcher - Prairieville, LA

“We are so sorry for your loss. Yet,we are all so blessed to have known such a free spirit;always giving of herself and always showing love for...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Merlin & Elaine Frederick

“Deepest condolences and prayers for your Family's strength to carry-on ! ! ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Duan Ferrera - Houston, TX

“We are very sorry for your loss. Diana was a "special person", she made friends where ever she went. Please accept our condolences. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Manuel & Sandra Garza - LA

“Our thought and prayers are with the family! Diane will be greatly missed! Mary and Glen Evans ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry for your loss. Diane was a one of a kind person. We loved being around her. Noah & Carolyn Lebourgeois ( St Amant, La) ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Tommy McGrew III - Watson, LA

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts an prayers are with you ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Charles Johnson & Inga sandifier - LA


Tanner "Diana" Abney Welch, 67, passed away peacefully at home on February 28, 2018 surrounded by her family. She fought a courageous battle with cancer. Born July 26, 1950 in Shelby, Ms. Resident of Louisiana. She was a 1968 graduate of Istrouma High School. Worked as a hairdresser and bartender, where she was always a friend to all. Survived by her loving husband of 30 years Donald E. Welch, son Jacque Courville and wife Kimber Courville of Greenwell Springs, La, daughter Angela Wright of Deville, La., son Donald "DJ" Welch of Ocean Springs, Ms., three brothers Curtis Hatcher, Johnny Hatcher and Bobby Hatcher, and three sisters Hope Vincent, Syble Clark and Gayle Brooks. She was Nana to her granddaughters, Kaitlyn Courville, Madeline Wright, Makayla Courville, Hannah Rabalais, grandson Shayde Johnson and wife Alyssa Johnson, Daylen Welch, Vincent "Vinny" Welch, and three great granddaughters Myla Johnson, Charlee Johnson, and Remi' Johnson. She joined in heaven her mother Ella Mae Romantino, father Tanner Abney, Stepfather Albert Romantino, brothers Gerry Hatcher and Mitchell Abney and granddaughter Jessica Courville. For everyone that knew her, you would know that Heaven is now changed forever!! Diana was always the life of the party; therefore, a celebration of her life will take place on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs. Visitation will be from 11-1 with memorial service to follow at 1:00. The family would like to express their gratitude for the loving care provided during this journey by Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, especially Melanie Williams and St. Tammany Hospice, especially nurse Amie Thompson, and sitters Lawanna Williams and Carloyn Dyson.

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Seale Funeral Service Inc
1720 S Range Ave Denham Springs, LA 70726
Tel. (225) 664-4143

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