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Vivian Simmons Welch

Vivian (Simmons) Welch, 78, passed away in Mansfield, Texas, on Friday, June 26, 2015.

Vivian was born in Ennis, Texas, on March 19, 1937, to David Brazzel and Mary Elizabeth (Brunson) Simmons. She grew up in Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School in 1955. She married Donald Ray Welch on February 14, 1987, and they made their home in Houston, Texas.

She worked for numerous banks over forty years in Dallas and Houston. She was a member of the Jersey Village Church of Christ near Houston.
She will be remembered by all who knew her and her memory will be cherished by her family including nephews: Jimmy D. Johnson and wife Theresa, Larry Raburn and wife Janet, Marty Raburn and wife Lisa; nieces: Shelli French and husband Mike, Brenda Wickliffe and husband Gary, and Karen Anguiano; honorary grandchildren: Jason Raburn and Heather Raburn; and honorary great-grandchild, Kameron Raburn. She is preceded in death by her parents, D. B. and Mary Simmons; husband, Donald R. Welch; brothers: David E. Simmons and Rex D. Simmons; and sisters: Mattie L. Raburn and Bettie S. Johnson.

Visitation is Tuesday, June 30, at 1 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis.
A Celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday, June 30, at 2 p.m. in J. E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis with pallbearers being Dylan Johnson, Corey Navarro, Nathan Crow, Cory Anguiano, Oscar Cervantes and Barry Hollingsworth. Interment followed in Myrtle Cemetery under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc.

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