Pauline Evon "Durham" Welch - age: 86
(January 04, 1928 to January 12, 2014
Funeral for Pauline Evon “Durham” Welch, 86 former Exeter resident, will be held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday January 21, 2014 at Evans Miller Guinn in Exeter, with Pastor Jim A. Wiley officiating. Burial will be held at the Exeter District Cemetery in Exeter.
Pauline Evon “Durham” Welch
She was born January 4, 1928 in Wauricka, Oklahoma, and died Sunday, January 12, 2014, in Visalia, California. She was the daughter of Arthur Ross and Ella Opal Jones. She was married to her first Husband Otto Durham and lived in Elk City, Oklahoma and after a few years there they moved to Oregon and then to California. During their time in California, they traveled throughout the area and enjoyed boating, camping with fishing being their favorite past time. Upon retirement, she moved to Exeter to relax and grow her wonderful gardens and raise her beautiful flowers. She was always proud of her very large red roses. After her first husband’s death in 1988, she moved to Tulare. In later years, she married William Calvin Welch, and they lived there until her death. She was a homemaker and a wonderful cook. Her other interests include gardening; bowling, traveling, in addition she was an avid fisherman.
She is survived in death by her husband, William Calvin Welch of Tulare, CA: a son, Ron Durham and his wife Debbie along with their two daughters, Brittany and Chelsea all of Weeki Wachee, Florida; daughter Vicki Knight and husband David, with their daughter Lexis all of Ventura, California; three sisters, Arlene Names of Exeter, Calif., Elois Russell and Gladys Halverson both of Minco, Oklahoma.