Name: E. Irene (McRoy) Glenn Welker
From: The Belleville News Democrat,
Date: February 14, 2009
E. Irene Welker, 85, of Fairview Heights, Ill., born May 31, 1923, in Bloomfield, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009 at Mar-Ka Nursing Home, Mascoutah, Ill.
Mrs. Welker was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Welker; her parents, Everett and Mamie, nee Sturgeon, McRoy; a son, Gene Glenn; a grandson, Eddie Starkey; two brothers, Carl and Everett McRoy; and a sister, Evelyn Johnson.
Surviving are her daughters, Janet McGuire of
Fairview Heights, Ill., and Joan Greenwood of Anchorage, Alaska; five
grandchildren, Marcie (Jim) Mudd, Shannon McGuire, Richard McGuire, Jim Haggard,
and Travis Haggard; six great-grandchildren, Justin Logan, David Mudd, Krystal
Fellers, Jackie Haggard, Sierra Haggard and Chelsie Haggard; a sister, Lona
Jarrell; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services are private. Upon the family's request, cremation was held and interment is at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Mo.