Nelva ‘Blondie’ Wilfong Welch Ambriz

Nelva ‘Blondie’ Wilfong Welch Ambriz


(September 21, 1948 – June 6, 2018)
Nelva ‘Blondie’ Wilfong Welch Ambriz, 69, of Stephenville, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018.

Graveside Service will be held at 11:30 Friday, June 8, 2018 at Lower Greens Creek in Erath County with Jimmy Holleman officiating. The family will receive friends from 9:30 am to 11:00 am before the service at Stephenville Funeral Home.

Blondie was born on September 21, 1948 in Mineral Wells to the late Birch and Clara Evelyn Peach Wilfong. She was a graduate of Mineral Wells High School and attended Tarleton State University. Blondie worked for many years at the Stephenville Empire-Tribune and retired from Walco International after 18 years of service. She has resided in the Erath County area most of her life attending the Double N Cowboy Church. Blondie married Poncho Ambriz on February 27, 1984 in Granbury.

Survivors include her husband, Poncho of Stephenville; son, Mike Wilfong and wife Jodie of Stephenville; grandsons, Jake, Logan, and Austin Wilfong of Stephenville; sister, Jo Buckaloo and husband Johnny of Rio Vista; brothers, Bob Wilfong and wife Melanie of Aquilla and Harry Wilfong and wife Judy of Malakoff; and many nieces, and nephews.
She was also preceded by a brother, Bud Wilfong.

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