Odis I. Welch

Published 2:25 pm Friday, October 9, 2015

Odis l. Welch, 87, died peacefully on October 8, 2015, in Austin, TX.

Odis was born February 13, 1928 to Jimmy and Janie Welch. He married Beatrice Dorman in 1948 and the couple had one child together. He lived in Orange, TX until 1971, then moved to Austin.

Odis is survived by his daughter, Nelwyn Trantham, her husband Thomas Trantham; his grandchildren, Jeff Trantham, Jason Trantham, and Jennifer Rivera; and his 11 great grandchildren; and sister Leuvenia Willey.  He is preceded in death by his wife Beatrice; parents, Jimmy and Janie Welch; brothers, Chester, Junior, Cecil, Jimmy, and Eldon.

Visitation will be Saturday, October 10, at 4:00 pm at Claybar Funeral Home, in Orange, TX. Funeral services will be held Sunday, October 11, at 2:00 pm at Claybar Funeral Home, Orange, TX.