Lois Whipkey Welch, 77, of Hebron, Ohio, formerly Calhoun

Lois W. Welch 77 Hebron, Ohio, has died. She was born on September 25, 1928, daughter of the late George and Daisy (Mathews) Whipkey of Grantsville.

She is preceeded in death by her husband Robert Welch.

She is survived by son, Richard (Sharon) Welch of Newark, Ohio and a daughter Sara Welch of Hebron, Ohio.

Step son, Donald (Lulu) Welch of Macon, Georgia; daughter-in-law Fumiko Welch of Grantsville.

Son-in-law Thomas Richey, sister-in-law Carolyn Whipkey of Newark, Ohio.

Grandchildren, Robert Welch of Lancaster, Ohio, Natalie Welch of Lancaster, Ohio, Steve (Shannon) Welch and Family, Sandy (Dave) Weaver amd Family, Richard (Rebecca) Welch, all of Grantsville. Several Neices and Nephews and their familes.

She is preceeded in death by step-son William Welch, step daughter Carol Richey, brothers Richard, William and Donald Whipkey, Sisters Kathryn Heiney and Sue W. Davis.

A private burial service will be held at a later date at Broomstick Cemetery.