Born March 20, 1924 in San Antonio, she graduated from Luther Burbank High School in 1942 and married Martin L. Welch, her husband and partner of 65 years. They were longtime members of Central Baptist Church where they had met, married and worshiped for more than six decades. Maurine taught 5-year-old Sunday school there for over 40 years.
Her parents Mr. and Mrs. Roy L. Gray, husband Martin and brother William Howard Gray preceded her in death. She is survived by her sons Retired SAPD Officer Ronnie Welch and wife Marion, Austin; Timothy Welch and wife Timi Ann, Allen; four grandchildren: Beth Welch, Tulsa; Brian Welch, wife Carrin, Austin; Sean Welch, Dallas; Megan Grantonic, husband Ben; great grandsons James and Andrew of Lewisville; and nieces and nephews, who knew her as Aunt Pinkie.
Maurine was a loving, nurturing mother and wife and we will sorely miss her presence among us.
Visitation at 4:00 P.M. Thursday, April 6, 2017 and Funeral Services, 11:00 A.M. Friday, April 7, 2017 at Alamo Funeral Chapel with interment to follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.