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Nellie Bonnie Wells, Cumberland Co., KY (1920-2017)

She was a member of Burkesville First Christian Church and a homemaker. She was a member of an outstanding Cumberland County, KY family. She was the daughter of the late Judge J.W. Wells and Bonnie Grider Wells, and the widow of Martin Wells. She leaves five direct and 11 step living descendants.
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Nellie Bonnie Wells, 97, of Burkesville, KY, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Diversicare of Glasgow, KY.

Funeral service will be Monday, December 11, 2017 at 11amCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY. Burial will be in Burkesville Cemetery. The family requests visitation 2pm-9pmCT, on Sunday, December 10, 2017.

Nellie Bonnie Wells, Cumberland Co., KY (1920-2017)

She was born September 3, 1920, in Cumberland County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Judge J.W. & Bonnie Grider Wells. She died Thursday, December 7, 2017 in Glasgow, Barren County, KY, at the age of 97 years, three months, and four days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Oscar Wells; two brothers; James & Lowell Wells; four sisters; Margery Murphy, Ruth Williams, Annie and Lottie Wells; three nephews; James Earl Murphy, Douglas Wells, Robert Wells Keeton, and a special friend; Vernon Money.

She was a member of Burkesville First Christian Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include:

  • One son: David (Debbie) Wells of Burkesville, KY

  • One brother: William Wells of Columbus, Ohio

  • One sister-in-law: Sue Wells of Coxs Creek, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Melissa (Pete) Ashby, John David Wells

  • Four step-grandchildren: Brian, Brady (Emiley), Blake (Angie) & Brock (Rebekah) Button

  • Two great-grandchildren: Caroline & Thomas Ashby

  • Seven step-great-grandchildren: Sarah, Alexis, Bryce, Dax, Cade, Landree & Laken Button

  • Ten nieces: Darlene Snow, Sherry Cohagan, Cindy Williams, Betsy Kelien, Jo Mann, Jana Lyons, Cara Nell Stigger, Linda Scott, Patricia Dobbs, and Barbara Coffee

  • Two nephews: Allen Wells and Glenn Murphy

  • Several other relatives and friends
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    Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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