Mollie Welch Herbold – obituary

by Jul 20, 2018OBITUARIES


Mollie Welch Herbold, 79, of the Big Cove Community in Cherokee, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at the Cherokee Indian Hospital.

She was the daughter of the late Adam Welch and Annie Powell Welch.  She was a basket weaver and stay-at-home mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

She is survived by two daughters, Kerry Jachim (Ron) and Monica Taylor (Kimsey); two granddaughters, Tabitha Herbold (Chris) and Christina Bigwitch (Robert); five great grandchildren, Emma Lou, Vincent Owle, Drake Owle, Meeka, and Ramona Bigwitch; one sister, Annie French; and her dobie babies, Sarge and Blackhawk.

In addition to her parents, Mollie was preceded in death by her husband, John Herbold Sr.; two sons, John Herbold Jr. and Richard Herbold; brothers, Frank, Wilson, John, Simpson, and Larch; and sisters, Charlotte, Agnes, and Elsie.

Visitation will be held on Friday, July 20 at the Big Cove Baptist Church beginning at 4pm.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 21 at 2pm.   Pastor James “Bo” Parris will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Welch Family Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Kimsey, Chris, Ronnie, Shane, Tommy, Dennis, and Will.

Long House Funeral Home is assisting the Herbold family.