She was born Nov. 15, 1952, in Clay County, to Emanuel and Betty (Baysinger) Welch.
Fonda worked at the Learning Center and Hardees in Brazil. She married Robert Kidwell Aug. 12, 1994. Fonda loved to play Bingo, needle craft and help people, which she often did.
She was preceded in death by her father Emanuel Welch.
She is survived by her mother Betty Welch, husband Robert Kidwell, son Doug Welch and wife Tiffany, grandchildren Anthony Welch and Brittany Welch, sisters Joann Romine and husband Ron, and Judy Ornduff, all of Brazil, brother Larry Welch and wife Patty, Brazil, and David Welch and friend Bobby Cook, Indianapolis, sisters-in-law Dorothy Vanatti and Jackie McDonald, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Services for Fonda will be at the First Baptist Church, at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 6, 2010, with Pastor Mark Thompson officiating.
Visitation will be at the church from 4-7 p.m., Saturday.
At her request, cremation will follow.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.