Donna Jean (Woodfill) Welch

Donna Jean (Woodfill) Welch, 81, of Republic passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Sonshine Manor in Republic. She was born July 13, 1937, the youngest daughter of Jack and Mary Woodfill.
On April 18, 1958, she married Ronald (Ron) Welch, who survives. She is also survived by her daughter Kerry Welch of Republic, her son Stanley Welch of Billings, her sister Patsy Trogdon (Jack), nieces and nephews, Debbie McMurtrey (Alan), Terry Mooneyham, Jerry Trogdon, Connie Brashear, Cinda Brashear, Chuck Brashear, cousins and other relatives and friends.
Welch was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Mary Woodfill, her sister Jackie Brashear (Ron), nephews Craig Brashear and Joe Trogdon.
Welch was a 1955 graduate of Republic High School, graduate of Draughon Business College and attended SMSU until her mother needed her as a caregiver. She was proud of the many music awards achieved in school.
She was always thankful for her very BFF Anne (Land) Johnson, that had stayed close from their meet- ing on the first day of school as she entered the first grade until the end.
Visitation for Welch was Monday, March 11, at 1 p.m. with the service following at 2 p.m. in Meadors Funeral Home in Republic. Burial will be at Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora.


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