Beatrice Welker

Monday, January 28, 2002

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Beatrice Welker, 78, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at Marble Hill..

She was born Aug. 8, 1923, at Hurricane, Mo., daughter of Mose and Fannie Patton Lincoln. She and the late Von Welker were married April 4, 1943. He died Jan. 24, 1995.

Survivors include four sons, Roger, Kenny, Bob and Don Welker, all of Marble Hill; three daughters, Vonette Welker, Freida Stevens and Sue Rhodes, all of Marble Hill; a sister, Nellie James of Grassy, Mo.; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, a son and four brothers.

Friends may call at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill after 4 p.m. today.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The Revs. Bobby C. Trentham and Eddie Long will officiate, with burial in the Plainview Cemetery near Marble Hill.