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Nelda Kay Welch

Nelda Kay Welch, American nursing administrator. Registered nurse, Texas. Vaughn Foundation scholar, 1964. Member of Texas Association Operating Room Nurses, East Texas Association Operating Room Nurses, Association Operating Room Nurses (member nominating committee since 1986).

Background

  • Welch, Nelda Kay was born on July 9, 1946 in Gilmer, Texas, United States. Daughter of Woodie Melvin and Frankie Louise (Copeland) Cooper.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Texas Eastern School Nursing, 1967.

    Career

    • Staff nurse operating room Medical Center Hospital, Tyler, Texas, since 1967, instructor and head nurse operating room, 1973—1975, supervisor operating room Nacogdoches, 1975—1977. Staff nurse, supervisor operating room Anderson County Memorial Hospital, Palestine, since 1977. Consultant operating room technician program Henderson County Junior College, Athens, since 1984, consultant program, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Registered nurse, Texas.

    Politics

    Christians should engage the culture through discipleship within the churches and through participation in the democratic public policy and political process in order to help fulfill the kingdom mandate taught in the Bible and expressed in the Baptist Faith to bring industry, government, and society as a whole under the sway of the principles of righteousness, truth, and brotherly love.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Holy Scripture always has been the authoritative and trustworthy guide for knowing and serving the God who is revealed as Creator, Savior and Advocate.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Christians should read the Bible as part of a faith community, and try to put themselves into the story of God's dealings with humanity.

    Membership

    Member of Texas Association Operating Room Nurses, East Texas Association Operating Room Nurses, Association Operating Room Nurses (member nominating committee since 1986).

    Personality

    Interests

    Painting, sewing.

    Connections

    • Married Terry Dale Welch, May 21, 1965. Children: Terry Brent, Kerry Brennan, Tara Suzanne, Kara Leanne.
    • father: Woodie Melvin Cooper
    • mother: Frankie Louise (Copeland) Cooper
    • spouse: Terry Dale Welch
    • children: Terry Brent Welch
    • Kerry Brennan Welch
    • Tara Suzanne Welch
    • Kara Leanne Welch
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    Born July 9, 1946
    (age 71)
    Nationality

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