Mary Welham// Writer
MARY WELHAM was born in 1930 the time of the great depression Mary published her first book an autobiography, What Love is This, at 81 years of age. Her skill at writing was recognized when at eight years of age Mary was selected to represent her primary school at an essay competition. Although never losing her love of stories and story writing her talent was not encouraged and at 14 years of age her formal education ended. As Mary puts it she then entered the University of Life. Even after a marriage that lasted 59 years, 2 sons, a daughter who was born deaf, 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren, her love of life and learning has never diminished. Now at 85 years she is working on the second volume of her biography. Passionate about her Lord, she desires that the whole world will know how much we are loved by the living God.
Photo: Mary Welham