JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Nettie Wells
Of Bonnie Died
At Age 87

(Photo Included)

Nettie Wells, 87, Route 1, Bonnie, died at 1 a.m. Saturday in Good Samaritan Hospital.

Mrs. Wells was born Feb. 3, 1898, in Jefferson County, the daughter of the 
Rev. Thomas Richard and Lucinta (Pottaraff) Tittle.  She married Eric Wells on Dec. 29, 1916.  
He preceded her in death on Sept. 24, 1975.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Johnston Funeral Home in Ina with the 
Rev. Guy Leonard officiating.  Burial will follow in South Hickory Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include one son, Kenneth Wells of Salem; two granddaughters, Darlene Ballard and 
Tisa Brown; five great-grandchildren, Lee Ann West, Faron Ballard, Jodi Ballard, Tana Brown 
and Tyler Brown.

Mrs. Wells had been employed by the Mt. Vernon Garment Factory and was a member of 
Elk Prairie Christian Church.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and 
five sisters.






Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Handwritten date on clipping - July 20, 1980
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans


 

 

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