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Jennifer Duke
B: 1954-04-24
D: 2016-08-23
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Duke, Jennifer
Elizabeth Arnold
B: 1952-07-22
D: 2016-08-23
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Arnold, Elizabeth
Weldon Perry
B: 1932-02-27
D: 2016-08-22
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Perry, Weldon
Tracy Webb
B: 1918-12-23
D: 2016-08-16
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Webb, Tracy
Frances Miller
B: 1924-12-23
D: 2016-08-12
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Miller, Frances
Kevin Pickard
B: 1962-04-13
D: 2016-08-11
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Pickard, Kevin
Sherman Selman
B: 1946-10-15
D: 2016-08-08
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Selman, Sherman
Sidney Hopkins
B: 1911-08-25
D: 2016-08-08
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Hopkins, Sidney
James Koeppen
B: 1922-12-17
D: 2016-08-06
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Koeppen, James
Vicky Smith
B: 1948-09-08
D: 2016-08-01
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Smith, Vicky
Betty Little
B: 1929-01-19
D: 2016-07-27
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Little, Betty
Gary Laney
B: 1961-11-12
D: 2016-07-27
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Laney, Gary
Lucy Lee
B: 1923-04-24
D: 2016-07-14
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Lee, Lucy
Patrica Voss
B: 1931-07-22
D: 2016-07-12
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Voss, Patrica
Rosetta Luman
B: 1938-11-07
D: 2016-07-08
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Luman, Rosetta
Juanita Thompson
B: 1930-06-18
D: 2016-07-06
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Thompson, Juanita
Mildred Wessarges
B: 1923-01-13
D: 2016-07-06
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Wessarges, Mildred
Janet Carver
B: 1936-12-28
D: 2016-07-03
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Carver, Janet
Wayne Phillips
B: 1941-03-24
D: 2016-07-02
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Phillips, Wayne
Martha Rogers
B: 1930-08-21
D: 2016-06-28
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Rogers, Martha
Ruth Gray
B: 1924-02-19
D: 2016-06-21
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Gray, Ruth

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Welcome

(L to R) Funeral Directors Marcus Welch and Bill Pierce with Administrative Secretary Sandra Huffman  welcome you to the Welch Funeral Home website. Whether you would like to learn more about planning a funeral or grief support, or you're just looking for general information on funeral arrangements, please feel free to look around.

If you have any questions, we're available by phone, by email or in person. We look forward to taking care of you.

For over 100 years the Welch Family has been profoundly grateful to the families we serve and to the God we worship and for the opportunity to provide our high standard of service in our “state of the art, turn of the century” funeral facility located at 4619 Judson Road in Longview, Texas.

Our desire is to assist those in grief in an atmosphere of genuine compassion while being meticulous in our attention to every detail surrounding our services. We pledge to treat all people exactly as we would choose to be treated and to hold ourselves constantly to the highest moral and ethical standards by providing affordable services for every income level. Exceeding Expectations, Whatever it Takes!

News & Events
2016-05-14
The Centennial Legacy Awards are awarded by the Longview Chamber of Commerce during its centennial year to honor businesses who have contributed extensively to the Longview Community. For over 100 years the Welch Funeral Home has served the families of Longview and Gregg County through providing a high standard of service. Founded in 1914 by W. M. Welch as Welch Hardware and Undertaking. His son, O. Thomas Welch, built a new facility and opened the Welch Funeral Home on S. Green Street in 1939 after a fire burned their hardware store. In January 2001, Thomas Welch&#039;s son,O. Thomas Welch,Jr. and his wife,Susan Welch, built the new facility located at 4619 Judson Road, setting a new, higher standard in area funeral service for the families of East Texas. Marcus Welch joined the business in 1975 as the fourth generation of the Welch family. He is Co-owner with Susan Welch. The Welch Funeral Home has been a member in good standing with the Longview Chamber of Commerce for nearly 92 years.
2016-05-14
Welch Funeral Home received the Keep Longview Beautiful Award from the City Of Longview beautification committee in 2014, continuing the Welch tradition of beautiful landscaping of the Welch facilities. Marcus Welch received the award from Rita Fyffe, Kim Droege, and Billy Lee representing the city beautification committee. The organization recognizes local businesses which demonstrate excellence in landscaping and grounds within the community.
2015-12-08
First Christian Church is facilitating a grief support group each Friday at 10:00 A.M. The gathering is open to anyone who has experienced a loss. The group meets in the church conference room located just inside the portico entrance on 7th Street. For more information and location of the gathering please call Rev. David Farmer at 903-753-7611.
2015-08-05
September 1st through September 22, 2015 Heart&#039;sWay Hospice will be having a grief seminar weekly (on Tuesdays)from 10:00 - 11:30 am at the Heart&#039;sWay Hospice Office located at 4351 McCann Road. Please call (903) 295-1680 if you have any questions. Reservations are not necessary.
2015-08-05
The Hospice of East Texas has continuous bereavement support programs throughout the year. A listing of events is available at their website at: http://www.hospiceofeasttexas.org/pages/resources/family-and-caregivers/bereavement
2015-08-05
The Compassionate Friends of East Texas, a support group for parents (and grandparents) who have lost children meets at 6:30 P.M., on the 2nd Monday of each month at the First United Methodist Church Longview. Enter through the south entrance located on Whaley Street and follow the signs to the meeting room. At the meetings you can talk (or not), find other parents who understand and care, and hear how others are coping and surviving. For more information about these monthly meetings contact Elgin Lary at 903-806-8927 or e_larysr@hotmail.com
2014-07-28
Beginning September 8th, Mobberly Baptist Church will host Grief Share Mondays in Room D-117 at 625 E. Loop 281 in Longview. The sessions are from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. and you do not need to register. Child care is available, but you do need to make a reservation for this by calling Carol Giles, Women's Minister Administrative Assistant, at 903-663-7345.
2013-02-11
If you have a community service event which you would like to have posted in our News and Events section, please email them to us at: welchfuneral@sbcglobal.net
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WELCH FUNERAL HOME

4619 Judson Road
Longview, TX 75605
Phone: 903.663.3737
Fax: 903.663.8714
Email: susanewelch@yahoo.com
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