OBITUARY ~ GEORGE LEWIS WELLS
George Lewis Wells, eldest son of James L. and Clara Moler
Wells, was born February 26, 1909 at Benton, Iowa, and departed this
life August 16, 1961.
His entire life was spent in Ringgold county in the vocation of
farming, which he loved and to which he dedicated himself.
His first thought was of his family, which includes his wife,
Marie; two daughters, Carolyn Greenman of West Des Moines and Sue, of
the home; a son-in-law, Carlton Greenman, and one granddaughter,
His parents and a sister preceded him in death.
Besides the immediate family, survivors include three sisters,
Mrs. Mabel Hogue, of Kellerton, Mrs. Treva Waugh, of Lamoni, and Mrs.
Edith Dillon of Dallas, Texas; two brothers, Vivian, of Mount Ayr, and
Raymond, of Richmond, California; his parents-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ray
Sharp, of Lamoni; nieces and nephews and many friends.
Funeral services were held August 18, from the Rhoades Funeral
Home, conducted by Elder John Lane. Bertha Midgorden sang,
accompanied at the organ by Margaret Pence. Casketbearers were
Kenneth Shields, Eugene Mosier, Richard Saltzman, Ivan Shields, Frank
Dredge and Doyle Denhart. Interment was in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Submission by Sue Wells Jackson, April of 2011
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