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Della Welch

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Della Welch, 70, of Ash Flat died May 14, 2007. A memorial service was held at the Ash Flat Church of Christ May 18.

She was one of three daughters of the late Audie and Beatrice Lenex of Myron, Ark., born Nov. 15, 1936, in Day, Ark. In 1958, she married Wayburn Welch of Ash Flat and they had two children. The family moved to Ash Flat in 1967 where she accepted a short-term summer job as a nurse for Dr. Charles L. Tucker. She had a 38-year career there and retired in 2005. She was a devoted mother and grandmother, an avid organizer, house cleaner, listener, gardener and enjoyed watching people drive by from her porch.She is survived by: son, Evan Welch and daughter-in-law Vicki of Calcinaia, Italy; five grandchildren, Kelsey Welch of Calcinaia, Megan and Matthew Welch of Frisco, Texas, Sunshine Gullet of Cherokee Village and Shawn Bailey of Horseshoe Bend; sisters, Pam Owens and husband, Kenny, of Mountain Home and Sharlett Moore and husband, Mike, of Salem; and many friends. She was preceded in death by: her parents; and her daughter, Veronda Meshall Gullet, 49, of Ash Flat, who died April 10, 2007. Services were under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.