Paula Welch

Paula Rae Finley Welch, 71, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away in her loving husband’s arms on August 16, 2018, at home.

She was born June 30, 1947, in Wheeling, WV, to the late Robert L. and Ada Blanche Ashley Finley.

She retired as the office manager for Liberty Tax office, was a member of the Community of Christ Church, Brooke Hills Playhouse, Brooke County Rotary three time past president and a Paul Harris Fellow recipient, Girl Scout Leader, Women’s Club, Fourth of July Committee, Women of the Moose, and the Voting Precinct Manager for many years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her sister, Marian L. Finley.

She is survived by her husband, Russell “Russ” Welch, two daughters, Terra Diane Welch and Steve at home, Niccole Dawn Welch and her wife, Olivia of Weirton, WV, sister-in- law, Charis Moats and Jim of Wellsburg, WV, three sisters, Colleen Cheek of Follansbee, WV, Helen Calhoun of Weirton, WV, Margaret “Peg” Barki of Windsor Heights, WV, stepgrandson, Seth Sapp and Cassie, many nieces and nephews survive.

She loved the old biddies of the class of 1967, and a very special friend Linda Huggins.

Visitation will be Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. and Monday, August 20, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Reasner Funeral Home 1515 Charles St. Wellsburg, WV. Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Candy Owens officiating.

Interment will follow at Brooke Cemetery, Wellsburg, WV.

Online condolences can be made to ReasnerofWellsburg.com