A graveside service for Gayle Elizabeth Welch, 83, of Brownwood, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 28 at Cedar Point Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Heartland Funeral Home.

She passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born in Brownwood on May 28, 1935 to Roger Robert and Vera Elizabeth (Kitchen) Nelson. On April 4, 1951 she married Jerry Wayne Welch in Brownwood.

Survivors include her children, Carla Ralston of Brownwood, Darlene Stewart and husband Jerry of Lake Brownwood, Danny Welch and wife Kathy of Winchell and Roger Welch of Brownwood; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Roger Robert Nelson Jr.; and sister, Alma Rose Duncan.