Mina Reeves Welford, a beloved member of the community, has sadly passed away. Born on May 22, 1938, Mina led a fulfilling life, leaving behind cherished memories and a legacy of love and kindness.
Throughout her career, Mina dedicated herself to serving others as a clerk with the Mobile County Board of Health. Her commitment to her work was unwavering, and she made a significant impact on the lives of those she encountered. Mina's dedication and professionalism earned her the respect and admiration of colleagues and friends alike.
Mina found great joy in her hobbies and interests. She had a deep affection for her cows and took great pleasure in caring for them. Watching Alabama football games brought excitement into her life, as she passionately cheered for her favorite team. However, above all else, Mina's family held the most significant place in her heart.
On August 26, 2023, Mina peacefully passed away at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Her departure leaves a void that cannot be filled, but the memories she created will continue to bring comfort to those who loved her.
Mina was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Ruby Welford; aunt, Alida Best; and nephews, Carl Herring and Thomas Herring. She is survived by numerous cousins including Alice Leigh Herring, Paula Shoultz, Joe Welford, Janelle Brannan, Anna Leigh Blankenchip, Christy Thorneycroft (Ian), Ashby and Sage Thorneycroft, Sandy Fagan (Billy), Paula Meinhardt (Robbin), Gene Herring (Krista), and Debbie Malone (Eric). Additionally, she is survived by other relatives and friends who have been touched by her warm spirit.
To honor Mina's life and pay tribute to her memory, a visitation will be held on August 30, 2023 from 9:00 AM until the 10:00 AM funeral service at Citronelle Methodist Church with Rev. Anthony Tutor officiating. Burial to follow in Pine Crest Cemetery.
Mina Reeves Welford will forever be remembered for her giving nature, love for family, and dedication to her community. She has left an indelible mark on the lives she touched, and her spirit will live on in the hearts of all who had the privilege of knowing her.