Lisa Ann Welsh Ericson

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.


  1. Lisa was an angel sent from heaven. I’m so sorry for your loss. GOD bless you all. I pray for strength and faith for all of you

  2. Lisa, you were such a special person and made sooooo many people happy. You were a blessing to all and will be missed terribly. Can’t believe it’s been 13 years since we last saw you. The memories we have of you from Hawaii and when you visited us at Lackland AFB in San Antonio and here in Maryland will always be with us. We are proud of all you accomplished. We will keep all the family in our prayers and pray that God will give them all the strength to accept His calling you home. Love, Chris & Al Beauregard

  3. I love being around her she is aways be loved my many people and when I see her i will smile and say how much I love her and she is like my mom and I feel like my heart is broken into loseing a best friend who is always by my side I know that I love her and will miss her smile back at me I see the star around finding her their but I see how much I love her May God Bless her laughing and having fun I love her so much

  4. My deepest sympathy to Mr.Daniel, Vince and the entire fily of Mrs. Ericsson. It was my great please serving this family as well as share in many encouraging conversations with Mrs. Ericsson as she faithfully cared for her grandson and was envolved In his school setting. Mrs. Ericsson will be greatly missed. Im am praying for strength and comfort as you continue to move forward through this difficulty healing process after the loss of your loved one.

  5. Daniel, I am so very sorry for the loss of your beloved wife, Lisa. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Shirley

  6. I was Deaven’s teacher at BHS. Please accept my deepest condolences. Lisa was one of the kindest, funniest, most compassionate people I have ever met. Her love for Angie and Deaven knew no bounds. Even all these years later, I can still see her sweet smile and hear her laughter. Many, many prayers for your precious family. Please hug Deaven for me.

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