MARY LOU WELSHANS

Mary Lou Welshans, 86, of Adena formerly of Mt. Pleasant, died Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at Autumn Health Care of Adena.

She was born January 26, 1928 in Martins Ferry, a daughter of the late Jay E. and Bertha (Smith) Messerly.

She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church, she was a assistant buyer for the former Stone and Thomas, a 2500 hour volunteer for East Ohio Regional Hospital Martins Ferry gift shop, the Reid Missionary Society, and the Mt. Pleasant Historical Society

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband, George Welshans in 1999; two sisters, Wanda Lee Hagburg, and Marjorie Hores; two brothers, Richard Messerly, and Jay Messerly.

Mary Lou is survived her daughters, Christy (Robin) Davis of Martins Ferry, Nannette Welshans of Tiltonsville, and Jennifer (Arby) Conn of Springfield; a brother, Roger Messerly of Ohio; a sister, Wilma Betras of Wheeling; three grandchildren, Jeremy (Wendy) and Cassandra Doolin, and Ryan Davis, and one great – granddaughter, Kiera Doolin.

A private graveside service was held at the convenience of the family at Seceded Cemetery Mt. Pleasant.

Wilson Funeral Home, 154 Second St., Dillonvale assisting the family.

Friends and family are invited to a memorial service on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church, 123 Union St., Mt. Pleasant, Ohio 43939.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, or the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church.

To leave a condolence please visit www.wilsonfuneralhomes.com.

MARY LOU WELSHANS

MARY LOU WELSHANS

Mary Lou Welshans, 86, of Adena, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, died Tuesday August 5, 2014 at Autumn Health of Adena.

Arrangements are pending at Wilson Funeral Home, 154 Second St., Dillonvale.