Paula Winebrenner Welch, 66, of Orange, Texas, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017, at The Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in Orange, Texas. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at Dorman Funeral Home; Warren Wago officiating. A visitation for family and friends will be held just prior to the funeral service from 10:00 AM-11:00AM on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at Dorman Funeral Home.
Paula was born on Wednesday, August 2, 1950, in Kendallville, Indiana, to the late Lou Emma (Miller) and William Dean Winebrenner. She was a Christian woman and was of the Baptist faith. In 1979, Paula moved to Orange, Texas, from Indiana. She worked at home as a homemaker. Paula loved her family and enjoyed all the time she was able to spend with them.
Preceding Paula in death are her parents, Lou Emma and William Dean Winebrenner; ex-husband and dearest friend, Nathaniel Welch; brother, Wayne Winebrenner; and granddaughter, Taylor Allen.
Those left to cherish her memory most are her daughters, Tina Owen and her husband, Rob, and Erika Clark and her husband, Troy; son, Jamie Rice; sisters, Gwen Cales and her husband, Steven, and Emma Well and her husband, John; sister-in-law, Donna Winebrenner; grandchildren, Geddy, Tad, Rod, Shaylynn, and Kavin; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family, who will miss her dearly.

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