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Catherine Emma "Winkie" Welborn

Catherine Emma "Winkie" Welborn
  • June 18, 1941 - June 13, 2020
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Second Presbyterian Church
    342 Meeting Street
    Charleston, SC 29403

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“Catherine was someone I was acquainted with through Facebook. She was an encouragement to me every day with a word of kindness and wisdom. I will...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Diane Milligan - San Antonio, TX

“We first met Winkie in 2008. It wasn't long before she drew us into her circle of friends, introduced us to her Irish setters, the legendary Carousel...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: John Corless - Charleston, SC

“To Winkie's Loved Ones,On behalf of myself, Dr. Schlesinger and all the staff at Dermatology and Laser Center of Charleston, our hearts are broken....Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Ginger Greene - Charleston, SC

“Tami;Winkie was very special to us and always an inspiration to Paul.They will both be greatly missedMany years have passed while many good memories...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Lloyd Welborn - Charleston, SC

“Mike and I will miss Winkie so much! She and Paul were such inspirations to all of us members of A Black Tie Affair! They were always so kind, and so...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Marie Miller - Charleston, SC

“Winkie and I were in the DAR and UDC together. She was delightful and will be missed. All of your are in my thoughts and prayers for the loss of...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Marie Thompson - Wadmalaw Island, SC

I did this collage for Winkie last year. “You will be missed my friend. I know you're with your best bud now and are not lonely anymore. Love you, Sandy & Mark Feldman ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: Sandy Feldman - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“SHE AND PAUL WILL BE MISSED ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: S KLYPCHAK - acquaintance

“Tami, So very sorry for your loss. God bless at this difficult time. love Kathy Heinsohn ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Kathy Heinsohn - Brunswick, MD

“inly met Winkie about a year aho on Facebook. At that time she lived about 4 miles from me until she moved to Mt. Pleasant.was shocked how quickly...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Tessa Taylor - Charleston, SC

“I never got to meet her in person but have followed her on FB for many years. I am so sorry to read about her passing. I always loved seeing her...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Pat Kleinmaier - Pfafftown, NC

“YOU HAD THE KINDEST AND MOST BEAUTIFUL SPIRIT ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: PAMELA JOHNSON JOHNSON - OK

“RIP Dear Catherine. ✝ ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Lorraine French Osborn - Friend

“So sorry to hear about Catherine. Praying for the family. ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Gail Watson - Burkburnett, TX

“She will be missed. ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: JoAnne Knapp - Hollywood, SC

“Dearest Catherine,You are always in my heart and forever loved. It was great to get to know you on P4P and we had such fun there! You were a great...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Denise Cotton - San Ramon, CA

“So sorry for your loss. Winkie was so full of life when I met her at the Harbour Club. Always with a smile. She gave me a copy of her journey of...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Alma Clymer - Harrisburg, NC

“So sad to lose such a dynamic lady! She lived life to the fullest and loved her family so much. She will be missed! ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Kimberly Roberts - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Dearest Tami,I'm sending love and prayers and do wish I could be with you and the family. Winkie touched so many lives with her positive messages...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Sandra Welborn Renzy - Flint Hill, VA

“I am so sorry for her family. Winkie was an amazing lady who I learned that her love of her family was paramount only to her love of her beloved dogs...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Aggie Latyak - Bradenton, FL


Catherine Emma "Winkie" Welborn of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest at the age of 78 on Saturday June 13, 2020. Her private memorial service will be held Saturday, June 20, 2020 in Second Presbyterian Church, 342 Meeting Street, Charleston. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Winkie was born June 18, 1941 in Norfolk, Virginia, daughter of the late Joseph Bennett Wall and the late Mary Ellen Brite Wall. She is preceded in death by her husband, Nolan Paul Welborn, her brother James Pritchard Wall, and her sister, Mary Lou Wall Ford. She is survived by daughter September "Tami" Welborn Yancone (John) of Grand Haven, Michigan; granddaughter, Mary Bess Yancone; grandson, Sully Bennett Yancone; nephew ("adopted son") Robert Edward Wall (Laura Jean); and niece, Susan Wall Wigand (Dave).

Winkie spent 46 years married to her best friend, Paul Welborn. She was a member of Second Presbyterian Church, the Benjamin Jenkins Johnson Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the Fort Sullivan Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and was a founding member of A Black Tie Affair. A three time cancer survivor, she wrote a book about her experience. She loved Irish Setters and carousel horses, was active in politics and traveled to every Presidential Library and Museum. She enjoyed being a grandmother, going to church and hosting parties.

Memorials may be made to Second Presbyterian Church, 342 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403.