In Memory

Brenda Wilson (Welch)

Brenda Wilson Welch

LONGVIEW - Funeral services for Brenda Mae Wilson Welch, 60, of Hallsville will be at noon Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006, in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home of Longview with the Rev. Neal Thornburgh officiating. Burial will be in Hallsville Cemetery. She passed away Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006, in a Longview hospital. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Brenda was born Jan. 24, 1946, in Lake Jackson to H.V. and Ruby Wilson. She grew up in Marshall and graduated from Marshall High School and then attended nursing school. She was employed as a Registered Nurse at Longview Regional Medical Center, and was a former longtime employee of Good Shepherd Medical Center. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church. Brenda was a devoted and loving wife and mother. She was so excited about being "Grannie" to her first granddaughter in May, 2007. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Barbara Wilson; brother and sister-in-law, Dwight and Anne Wilson; niece, Donna Dorris; nephew, Dwight Wilson; and great-niece, Shelly Ledbetter. Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 34 years, Ron Welch of Hallsville; daughter and son-in-law, Melissa and James Goulden of Longview; son, Cody Welch of Arlington; sisters and brothers-in-law, Waurene and Lucius Wright of Hallsville and Janna and David Heath of Marshall; and several nieces and nephews.