DEXTER -- Louise Welch, 80, died Nov. 30, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
Born April 25, 1932, in Dexter, to the late Wesley and Ethel Hutchcraft McCollough, she was a member of the Rivers of Life Christian Center in Dexter. She had been employed as an operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone, in the deli of Town and Country Supermarket and as a health aide with the Dexter Visiting Nurses Association.
On Oct. 22, 1951, in Piggott, Ark., she married Bobby J. Welch who preceded her in death April 13, 2005.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Dale McCollough, John McCollough and Louie McCollough.
She is survived by: one daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Danny Golden of Bloomfield; and two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday the with Rev. Ray Rowland officiating.
Burial will follow at the Dexter Cemetery.