Follow The Republic on social media:
Diana M. Welch, 71, of North Vernon, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013. She was born November 29, 1941, in Indianapolis, to the late Forbes E. and Mearl Brock Blackford.
Diana married Ray Tweedy, and he preceded her in death March 17, 1996. She was employed with Standard Change Makers for many years, retiring in 1998.
Visitation will be Friday, September 20, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, 9606 E. Washington St., with funeral services Saturday, at 10:00 a.m.
Diana is survived by her loving husband, Robert Welch; children, Pamela Ellis and Russell Ellis (Teresa); siblings, Joyce Sullivan, Teresa Beltz and Forbes Blackford, Jr.; grandchildren, Michael Clonch, Amber Kasun, and Donald Vanmeter; and great-grandsons, Brandon Clonch and Shemar Shanklin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.