Linda Welty

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Linda Welty, 75, of Corning, Ark., passed away September 13, 2016, at home, surrounded by family.

Mrs. Welty was born November 24, 1940, in Hickoria, Ark. She was a homemaker and member of Hickoria Missionary Baptist Church.

On Jan. 30, 1972, she married Robert Welty. He preceded her in death on February 6, 2016.

Survivors are her siblings, Pauline Milburn Pierce of Corning, Cecil Cate of Greenville, Mo., Euvila Bland of Paragould, Wanda Crossfield of Corning, Earl Cate of Ravenden and Carolyn Matheney of Corning; several nephews and nieces; her best friend, Katie and special friends, Janice Prater and Jane Reed.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Steve Welty; her parents, Barney Floyd Cate and Ona Ancidell (Wood) Cate and her siblings, Arvel Cate, Imogene Lola Milburn, Leon Cate and Margaret Cate.

Visitation will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, at Ermert Funeral Home in Corning. Funeral service will follow at 2 p.m., at the funeral home, with Ernie Cate officiating. Burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery, Pollard, Ark.

Memorials may be made to Hickoria Baptist Church, 2173 CR 247, Corning, Ark., 72422, or to the charity of the giver's choice.