Paul White Welch "Billy", 88, of Wardell, Mo., passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, Mo.
Born Oct. 26, 1922, in Wardell, he was the son of the late Jesse Robert Welch and Eva Lee Owens.
Survivors include one son, Gerald Leon Mayher and wife, Linda, of St. Charles, Mo.; two grandchildren, Janet Lynn and Jonathan Leslie Mayher, of St. Charles; one brother, Sunny Welch, of Wardell; three sisters, Nyna Boone, of Bragg City, Mo., Gwendolyn Skaggs, of St. Charles, and Bonnie Sample, of Kennett; a very dear friend, Linda Ashell, of Wardell, and a host of other relatives and many, many friends.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 16, at Brimhall Funeral Home Chapel in Wardell with Laddie Owens officiating.
Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.