Lisa Ann Welsh Ericson
September 1, 1962 – October 4, 2015
Lisa Ann Welsh Ericson, age 53, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015 in Bryan, Texas. Lisa was born September 1, 1962 in Boloxi, Mississippi (at Keesler Air Force Base), to parents, Darden Garrett and Frances Bowdoin Welsh. Lisa was a devoted wife, married to Daniel Ericson for nearly 14 years, their love toward each other will eternally be carried on. Lisa was also a loving and caring mother/grandmother, to her two children and two grandchildren. Lisa started out as dialysis technician for many years before retiring to spend the remained of her time each day dedicated to the welfare and care of others within the special needs community. Lisa celebrated life through her work at Trinity Baptist Church where she served as a worker in the Sunday School, helping the Special Needs class, she was also their director of the hand bell choir, and as a volunteer in Awana. Lisa was a certified coach and volunteer for Special Olympics and served as a volunteer in the following: Self Advocates, Downs Syndrome Support Group, Young Life (through Texas A&M), ARC of Bryan/College Station, and the Aggie Bombers Bowling League. Lisa was also a devoted volunteer at Beautiful Abilities’ DayHab program for the handicapped.
Lisa is survived by her husband, Daniel Ericson; Lisa’s son, Deaven Andre’ Cryer; Lisa’s daughter, Angel Paige Laxson, all currently of Bryan, mother and father, Darden and Frances Welsh of Crockett; brother, James Robert Welsh and wife Cherie of Huntsville; sister, Maggie Thomasson and husband, Lyle of Crockett; grandchildren, Vince and Alexander of Bryan; nephews, Chris Thomasson and Lawrence Welsh; nieces, Sarah and Sharon Welsh; Aunts, Flo Welsh Lawrence of Crockett, and Norma Ruth Birdsong of Needville, and many other cousins.
Lisa was a special blessing to all who knew her. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 1070 N. Harvey Mitchell, Bryan, Texas 77803, c/o Special Needs Fund.
Life Tribute Ceremony will begin at 11:30am, Saturday, October 10, 2015, with a visitation followed by her services at 12:30 at Trinity Baptist Church in Bryan. Interment will be at 4pm in Porter Springs Cemetery. Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory.Print This Obituary