Carl Edward “Ed” Wellham, 71, of Powder Springs, GA passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021. He was born on May 17, 1949, in Douglasville, GA. He was a member of Faith Baptist Temple. He was the owner of Ed’s M. B. Medics in Smyrna for almost 50 years. He enjoyed his work and built lifelong friendships with his customers. He loved his family and his horses. He enjoyed working on his farm and going to horse shows. He also loved his grandchildren; he loved spending time with them at the farm and attending their sporting events. He was a guiding light, a rock of wisdom and the foundation of his family. He will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Nancy Williford Wellham; his children, Jerrie Self, Chuck (Leighann) Wellham, Jason (Kay) Wellham, and Ashley (Cole) Munson; two sisters, Dorothy (Charles) Keener and Patricia Gunter; grandchildren, Justin, Ansley, Parker, Aubrey, Reagan, Kylie, Murphy, Lily; great-grandchildren, Chloe, Carson, and Eli; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Carl Emmett Wellham and Elsie Lucille Hunter.
Funeral services will be held at Clark Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Ronnie Tibbitts and Rev. Daryl Hunter officiating. Entombment will follow at Sunrise Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 3 prior to the funeral on Tuesday.
The family would like to extend their love and appreciation to everyone who may be unable to attend the service in person due to Covid concerns or the states restrictions (no more than 50 people inside the funeral home at one time). If attending the visitation or service, the staff of Clark Funeral Home highly recommends that a face mask be worn and that social distancing be practiced to help prevent the spreading of any possible illnesses and to help keep visitors, friends and family members of the Wellham family safe.
Clark Funeral Home in Hiram, GA, is honored to care for the family during this difficult time.
Condolences may be left for the family on our website, www.samclarkfuneralhome.com.