Nellie Almeda Welch 1938 - 2011 Lawrence

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Nellie Almeda Blake Welch, 73, of Lawrence, died early Friday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Nellie was born May 15, 1938, in Clovis, New Mexico to John Wiley “Wad” and Almeda Emile Oller Blake. She was a homemaker and artist, and a member of the Perry United Methodist Church.
She married Lonnie Wayne Welch in Las Cruces, NM., on September 2, 1956. He survives of the home. Other survivors include two Sons, Bryan Welch, Lawrence, KS., and Blake Welch, Louisville, CO., Five Grandchildren, and one Great Grandchild.
Services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, December 29 at the Buster Cemetery in rural Perry, KS. A visitation will be one hour prior to the service, 10:00-11:00AM, at the Perry United Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to the Perry United Methodist Church and sent in care of the Barnett Family Funeral Home, PO Box 602 Oskaloosa, KS 66066. Online condolences may be made at

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