Obituary: Evelyn Welch McCartha

Published 7:15 pm Monday, February 21, 2011

MCCARTHA, Mrs. Evelyn Welch, 95, a resident of Coosada and formerly of Luverne died Thursday February 17, 2011.

Funeral services were held at 2 pm Saturday, February 19, 2011 at Centenary Assembly of God Church with Rev. Robert Carter officiating.

Interment followed in the church cemetery with Turner Funeral Home of Luverne directing.

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Mrs. McCartha was preceded in death by her husbands, Charley L. Welch and Leon McCartha; her parents, John Calvin and Susie Wood Talley; a sister, Allene Pollard; and a brother, J. C. Talley.

Survivors include three children, Betty Paige, Charles Welch and Jimmy Welch; eight grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and eight great great grandchildren; and a sister, Mildred Wright.

Active pallbearers were Steve Welch, Bill Wright, Allen Byrd, Wilson Davis, Windham Sipper and Phillip Sipper.