Lillian Rae Welker

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Lillian Rae Welker, age 77, of Holiday Island, Ark., passed away Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

She was born Aug. 31, 1940, in Los Angeles, Calif., the daughter of Guy and Lorraine (Cane) Butcher. On Jan. 29, 1965, she was united in marriage to Ellis Walker, who survives.

Additional survivors include: three sons, Chris Belisle of Connecticut, James Belisle and Ellis Welker both of Holiday Island; five daughters, Janice Mulherin of Bakersfield, Calif., Kellie Belisle of Berryville, Ark., Coleen Tarpy of Neosho, Missouri, Margo Belisle of Eagle Rock, and Mary Kennedy of Holiday Island; one sister, Rusteline of California; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

She received her education in Los Angeles, Calif. In 1985, she moved from California to Holiday Island to make her home. She was a homemaker.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.

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