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Obituaries - Garnet Welch

Macomb Journal - March 5, 1969

Miss Garnet Carolyn Welch, 81, of 501 S. McArthur St., Macomb, a former school teacher, died at 9:30 am today at the Americana Nursing Home.Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Friday at the Baptist Church. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. The Rev. N.C. Blake will conduct the services.

Miss Welch was born December 10, 1887, in Hire township, the daughter of Frank and Elsie Hunt Welch. She resided in Hire township until 1903 when she moved to Macomb. In 1910, she moved to a home north of Macomb and in 1954, moved back to Macomb. She was a member of the Baptist Church, the Eastern Star, the DAR and the Sunday School Philethia Class. She graduated from Western in 1907 and taught school for several years in the Macomb area.

She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Gertrude Runkle of Macomb and a niece Helen Sutton of Peoria.Two brothers, Wesley Welch and G. Bert Welch died previously.

Friends may call at the Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home after noon Thursday.

Contributed by Linda Worstell