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Subject: [LEWIS-KY] OBIT: Elmer Floyd Wells 1941 KY - 2008 TN - Vietnam WarVet.
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 16:28:35 EDT
Elmer Floyd Wells
(May 1, 1941 - October 14, 2008)
The Obituary of Mr. Elmer Floyd Wells "Elmer Fudd"
Officiating Ministers: Rev. Billy Joe Lewis & Rev. Ronnie Wells
Mr. Elmer Floyd Wells "Elmer Fudd" born May 1, 1941 departed this life on
October 14, 2008 at the Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, Tennessee.
He was 67 years, 5 months, & 13 days old. Elmer was born at Hyden, KY., the
son of the late Floyd Wells 1894 KY & Alpha Browning Wells.
Elmer was the retired owner of E. F. Wells Trucking, Smilax, KY., and was
contracted to haul coal for Leslie Resources. He was affiliated with the Cutshin
Bible Church, Cutshin, KY., & enjoyed classic cars & Nascar as hobbies.
Elmer was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having honorably served in the U.S.
Mr. Elmer Wells was a life - long resident of Leslie Co., with the exception
of living in Middletown, Ohio for a short period of time.
Elmer was a resident of 119 Alpha Lane, Smilax, KY., at the time of his
Mr. Elmer Floyd Wells was preceded in death by his wife: Ruby Gail Baker
Parents: Floyd & Alpha Browning Wells, three brothers: Denver, Clinton, &
George Daniel Wells, one sister, Lena Wells Morgan, father-in-law &
mother-in-law: Grant Baker Sr., & Rittie Caudill Baker, sister-in-law: Opal Baker
Farler, five brother-in-laws: Linz Baker, Lonnie Baker, Happy Baker, Jr. France, &
Mr. Elmer Floyd Wells leaves the following relatives surviving: one
daughter: Rittie Lynn Wells of Smilax, KY.,
Three living brothers: Burley Wells and wife, Freda, of Wooton, KY., Otis
Wells and wife, Lois, of London, KY., Richard Wells and wife, Gail, of Wooton,
KY., Five living sisters: Viola Pollard and husband, William "Bill" of Wooton,
KY., Irene Engle and husband, Felix, of Middletown, Ohio, Doris Williams and
husband, Otis, of Keavy, KY., Polly Maggard and husband, Chris, of Smilax,
KY., Lorraine France of Wooton, KY.,
three sister-in-laws: Janneth Wells, Mary Belle Jones,& Geneva Wilson,
three brother-in-laws: Reuben Baker, Watson Foister Baker, Grant Baker, Jr.,
& a host of treasured nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends
to mourn his death.
The funeral for Mr. Elmer Floyd Wells "Elmer Fudd", will be conducted at
2:00 p.m. - Friday, October 17, 2008 at the Dwayne Walker Funeral Home Chapel,
Hyden, KY., with Rev. Billy Joe Lewis & Rev. Ronnie Wells officiating.
The interment will follow in the "Floyd Wells Family Cemetery", Smilax, KY.
with full-military rites conducted by the Leslie Co. D.A.V. Chapter # 133.
Friends & Family visitation held at 6:00 P.M. - Thursday, October 16, 2008
at the Dwayne Walker Funeral Home, Hyden, KY
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GENEALOGY of Elmer F. Wells 1941-2008 and his children:
> James T. Lewis 1735 Wales & Mrs. Unknown Griffon of NC
Child#1 > ELVIRA Lewis 1770 NC – 1833 Wise County, VA
Elvira Lewis 1770 NC & husband William Shepherd Sr. 1770 VA s/o Sampson &
> William C. Shepherd 1794 VA md. Sarah Wells 1800 NC (sister of Rev. Wm. T
> John Robert Shepherd 1795 VA md. Nancy Wells 1799 NC, (sister of Rev. Wm.
> Rebecca Shepherd 1798 VA – 1865 KY md Reverend – Wm. T Wells 1798 NC –
Rebecca & Rev. Wm. T. Wells Children include:
> IRA Wells 1822 VA – d. 1907 KY md Cassie Joseph 1828 VA – d. 1886, d/o
Children of IRA & Cassie include:
> GEORGE Wells 1870 KY – 1964 KY md Mahulda York, her 2nd marriage
> FLOYD WELLS 1894 KY – 1987 Hyden, KY md Alpha Browning 1905 - 1989 Hyden,
Son: Elmer Floyd Wells 1941 - 2008 - Vietnam War Veteran, Businessman.
A cousin of Author: Sadie Wells Stidham b. 1914 Leslie County, KY
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