Mary Ruth Welch

April 15, 2018

Mary Ruth Welch, 83, of Michigantown died April 15, 2018, at 2:35 p.m. at Mulberry Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Born February 8, 1935, in Rose Hill, Virginia, to Cecil & Esther (Fletcher) Marcum.  She married Armour C. Welch on July 5, 1953 in Tazwell, Tenn. and he survives. Mrs. Welch was a 1952 graduate of Thomas Walker High School in Ewing, Virginia, and was Salutatorian of her class.  She was a homemaker and also worked at Mallory and Peter Paul and was involved in 4-H Beef Cattle, enjoyed crocheting, canning, sewing, and especially loved her grandchildren.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 19th at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Clinton County Cancer Fund or Alzheimer/Dementia Research, envelopes will be available.

Survived by:

Husband: Armour C. Welch of Michigantown, IN, 3 Daughters: Gaye (Gary) Summitt of Delphi, IN, Kathy (David) Martin of W. Lafayette, IN, Anita (Wayne) Christ of Antioch, IL, 2 Sisters: Peggy (Danny) Abbott of Rossville, IN, Mary Katherine Chittick of Monticello, IA, 3 Brothers: Harold (Norma) Marcum of Michigantown, IN, J.C. (Janette) Marcum of Bringhurst, IN, Howard (Sue) Marcum of Frankfort, IN, 5 Grandchildren: Kelli (Robert) Lucas, Kara (Jon Chaney) Haynes, Kiel (Krystal) Martin, Kristen (Ben) Ramseier and Logan Christ; 8 Great Grandchildren: Robert (Lindsey Kesler) Lucas, Olivia (James Melroy) Lucas, Trenton Haynes, Tanner Haynes, Jacob Blair, Alexander Blair, Drake Blair and Madison Blair; and 2 Great Great Grandchildren: Graham & Waylon Lucas.

Preceded by:

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Kyle Marcum.


Leave your Condolences

17 Condolences for “Mary Ruth Welch”

  1. Brenda Goldsberry April 16, 2018 at 4:07 pm

    Peggy I’m so sorry for you and your family’s loss. You’re in my prayers and God Bless.

  2. Jennifer (Shirar) Appell April 16, 2018 at 5:23 pm

    Gaye and Kathy, I’m sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing, she was a kind and sweet person, I remember her when I was young. Keep your memories of her close to your heart.

  3. Jolynn April 16, 2018 at 5:32 pm

    Gaye, my heart breaks for you, hugs and prayers to you and your family.

  4. Anna Sainski April 16, 2018 at 6:33 pm

    May the many happy memories you have of your mother help comfort you during this difficult time. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
    With deepest sympathy

  5. Brenda Blair April 16, 2018 at 6:40 pm

    Anita, I am so sorry for your loss. I am thinking of you and your family. Hugs. Brenda Blair

  6. Becky Lewis April 16, 2018 at 7:14 pm

    Mother’s are special! Sure she had a very good life with love from you all. God called her home and she is well now. Prayers to you all at your loss.

  7. Janet (Dunn) McBee April 16, 2018 at 11:13 pm

    Anita, I am so sorry you loss your mother. Sending lots of hugs and prayers your way.

  8. Bob & Janie Shurr April 17, 2018 at 7:42 am

    To Ruth’s Family: Your loss is Heaven’s gain. We are praying for the Peace that passes all understanding from our Lord. She was a beautiful soul. Treasure her memories. Bob & Janie Shurr

  9. Vicki Meekins April 17, 2018 at 9:48 am

    Kathy and family, I am so sorry for your loss, I remember your Mom as a very kind and lovely person. Wishing you peace at this sad time.

  10. Phil and Gloria Crum April 17, 2018 at 10:26 am

    So sorry to hear of the passing of Mary Ruth. With sincere sympathies.

  11. Rachel April 17, 2018 at 11:52 am

    Kathy Martin and Family-
    I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

  12. Charles E. Nichols Sr. April 17, 2018 at 9:16 pm

    Please Accept, Our Condolences, for your Loss of Mary, I know she will be Deeply Missed by All.
    Charles and Joyce Nichols.

  13. Pennie April 18, 2018 at 7:04 am

    Gaye – Awww…so sorry to hear about your Mom. Thoughts and prayers your way. I’ll be thinking of you today!

  14. Tya (Clark) Jones April 18, 2018 at 11:25 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my prayers as you go through this difficult time.

  15. Chylene (Neal) Catron April 19, 2018 at 10:55 am

    To Ruth’s Family.
    I’m so sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing. I didn’t know her personally but I remember her smiling and walking the hall pass Mothers room at Mulberry Health. She always had a smile for anyone. You’re in my prayers.

  16. Bonnie Lawson Weaver April 21, 2018 at 4:45 pm

    I am very sorry for your loss, sending prayers during this hard time. Ruth was a very nice lady-Lord needed another angel in heaven. RIP

  17. Tina Ewing April 22, 2018 at 5:37 pm

    Anita, Just a note to let you know I am thinking of you. I understand what you are going through. I am sorry for your loss.
    Prayers, Tina Ewing

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