Mary Margaret Welch

Mary Margaret Welch, 87, of the Glenwood Retirement Community in Marietta, passed away Saturday (Sept. 7, 2013) at Glenwood.

She was born Sept. 28, 1925, in Belpre, a daughter of the late Edgar Oliver and Estella Covey Jordan.

She was a 1943 graduate of Belpre High School and retired as a branch manager of the Bond Consultant Office with the Bureau of Public Debt. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Parkersburg and Chapter L of the P.E.O. Sisterhood.

Mary is survived by a stepdaughter, Nancy Bryson of Attalla, Ala.; a stepson, David E. Welch of Colorado Springs, Colo.; three nieces, Catherine E. Mace and Dwayne of Little Hocking, Margaret Ann Boyer and David of Fleming, Carolyn Warden and Bob of Nashville, Tenn.; two nephews, Robert Jordan and Laura of Cutler and Donald Jordan and Darlene of Athens; great-nieces, Elizabeth Ann Morris, Jessica Hanger; great-nephews, Jason Jordan, Bradford Boyer; one great-great-niece; one great-great-nephew; and sister-in-law, Betty Jordan of Cutler

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, George L. Friend; second husband, Carlton E. Welch; and a brother, Edgar Earl Jordan.

Mary’s family wishes to thank her caregivers Candi Parsons, Mary Ann Moyer and Amedisys Home Health and Hospice for all their care and attention to Mary’s needs.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Glenwood Retirement Community with the Rev. Michael Seely officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 1341 Juliana St., Parkersburg, W.Va., 26101, in her memory.

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