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Funeral services for Lorraine Wells, 85, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 25, 2014, at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel with Brian Schick officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home Inc., West Plains.

She was born the daughter of the late Carl G. Campbell and Ruth Vincent Campbell, on April 5, 1928 in Monrovia, California and died January 14, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.

She was united in marriage July 11, 1943 in Pasadena, California to Donald Ray Wells, who preceded her in death September 1, 2013.

She is survived by three children, Michael Wells, Bloomington, California, Ruth Anne Wells-Rieger, West Plains, Missouri, and Jonathan Lee Wells, Stratford, Oklahoma; nine grandchildren, Donna, Kathy, Sean, Lacey, Travis, Tracey, Austin, Dwayne, and Amy; sixteen great grandchildren, Marina, Alisha, Shawny, Shane, April, Bridget, Jessi, Leslie, Cody, Justin, Joey, Benjamin, Kaleb, and six great great grandchildren, Bladen, Edward, Zanina, Autumn, Blaine, and Lily; four siblings, George Turner, Pasadena, California, Eileen Blacksher, West Plains, Missouri, Lola Stowe, Norfork, Virginia, and Stanley Naze, Europe; one sister-in-law, Patricia Turner, Chico, California.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one brother, David Turner and two great grandchildren, Benjamin and Christian.

She was a member of the North West Plains Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 24, 2014 from 7-8 p.m. in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.


1 Comment

  1. Dennis and Robin Ward
    January 21, 2014 @ 12:24 pm

    So sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers