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Nina Welch

January 27, 1933 — September 16, 2017

Nina Pearl Stanford Welch
January 27,1933 - September 16, 2017

Nina was born January 27, 1933 in Portales, NM to Eunita and Albert Lee Stanford. She grew up in Portales, New Mexico where she graduated from high school in 1950.

She married Vanoy Lee Welch in Lordsburg, New Mexico in 1951. They lived in Durango, Mexico; Hotchkiss, Colorado; Moab, Utah; and Roswell, Clayton, Lordsburg, Los Alamos, and Clovis, New Mexico. She moved to Clovis in 1974.

She enjoyed making quilts, reading, traveling and being active in her church. She was a member of the Calvary Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church. She retired from Cannon AFB NM as a Resource Management Flight Chief in January 1998. She moved from Clovis to Severn, Maryland in 2011 to be closer to her son Vanoy and his family.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother, Denver Stanford, and two sisters, Charlotte Stanford and Patricia Pipal.

She is survived by her son and his wife Kelley, two grandsons, Andrew and Dakota of Severn, Maryland; one sister, Lynette Grim of Clovis; one brother, Ron Morgan of Amarillo; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be Monday the 26th and Tuesday the 27th from 9am to 8pm at Steed Todd Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, September 27th in the Steed Todd Funeral Home Chapel in Clovis. Burial immediately following in the Lawn Haven Memorial Garden Cemetery with her nephews serving as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to be made in her honor to the
Tupelo Children's Mansion in Tupelo, MS. The web address is: or you may mail them to PO Box 167
Tupelo, MS 38802.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Steed-Todd Funeral Home, 800 E. Manana Blvd., Clovis, NM (575) 763-5541


SteedTodd Funeral Home
800 E. Manana
Clovis, NM  88101
Monday, September 25, 2017
9am to 8pm and 9/26/2017


Funeral Service

Steed Todd Chapel
800 E. Manana Blvd
Clovis, NM  88101
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
2:00 pm


Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens
1601 E. Llano Estacado
Clovis, NM  88101

Memorial Contributions

Tupelo Children's Mansion
PO Box 167
Tupelo, MS  38802

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