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Amanda Twp. Cemetery
Friday November 30th, 0001

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Emogene Welch

Emogene Welch, 70, of Lancaster, passed away on Monday, May 2, 2016 at Fairfield Medical Center.  She was born December 29, 1945 in Branchland, WV and was the daughter of Ray Merritt and Maxine Adkins.  She was a retired machine operator from Textile North Carolina and a member of Berean Baptist Church in North Carolina.
Emogene is survived by her sons, Timothy Pritchard of Lancaster, Mark (Lori) Pritchard of Mt. Sterling, Charles (Teresa) Pritchard of Winston-Salem, NC and Brian Pritchard of Lancaster; mother, Maxine Adkins of Lancaster; 10 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and many cousins and special friends.  She was preceded in death by her father Ray Merritt and step father, Carl Adkins.
Cremation has been handled with care by the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda.  The family will receive friends on Friday, May 6, 2016 from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home.  Emogene was an organ donor and gave the gift of sight by donating her eyes.  The family would like contributions to be made to Lifeline of Ohio at www.lifelineofohio.org in memory of Emogene.

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I remember her as my Classmate at Guyan Valley I 'am sorry for the Family loss.

Dana Godfrey May 6 2016 12:00 AM

When we lose a loved one here on earth, we gain an angel in heaven that watches over us. May you take comfort in knowing that you have an angel to watch over you now. We extend our most sincere condolences to you.

Donna Daniels, Potts (Tiny May 3 2016 12:00 AM