MOUNT VERNON — Ada Jean Welsh, 83, of Old Mansfield Road, Mount Vernon, died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, at Knox Community Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Sept. 11, 1926, in Howard to the late Lou and Lucy (Simpson) Beach. Ada enjoyed and took care of any animal that befriended her.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Richard Welsh; a daughter, Sherry Welsh-Ballengee of Mount Vernon; a granddaughter, Blaire Skaggs; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, Cecil Beach, Fred Beach, Ralph Beach; three sisters, Eileen Kirch, Elsie White and Maxine Campbell.
The family will observe a private graveside service at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Ada Jean Welsh.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Humane Society, 400 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.
This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.