Mary M. Welton (92) of Springfield, MO, formerly of Mattoon
Published on June 12 2014 8:30 am
Mary M. Welton, 92, of Springfield, Missouri, formerly of Mattoon, Illinois, passed away Saturday evening, June 7, 2014 in Springfield, MO.
Memorial graveside services will be held at 11am Saturday, June 14, in the Dodge Grove Cemetery in Mattoon with Brother Malcolm Fox of Mattoon officiating. Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home in Neoga is assisting.
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Mary was born July 15, 1921 in Cumberland County, Illinois the daughter of Thomas and Olive Lawrence Steele and she married Noble D. Welton, February 22, 1941, in Union, MO. Mr. Welton passed away December 11, 1999. While living in Mattoon Mrs. Walton was a member of the South side Church of Christ in Mattoon, IL. Mrs. Welton was a licensed Beauty Operator and a lifelong homemaker. She also loved cooking, gardening, quilting and she enjoyed reading.
Mary leaves three daughters, Sandra Weemer and Sharon Welton, both of Springfield, MO, Linda Darby of Marionville, MO; three grandchildren, Denise Leftwich of Canton, MO, Shane Nicholson of Tigard, OR and Rachel Kepford of Springfield, MO; seven great grandchildren; several Nieces and Nephews.
Mrs. Welton was preceded in death by her parents; Husband, Noble D. Welton.