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Frances Abbott Wells, born, May 17, 1921 in Madison County, died, July 15, 2010 at the age of 89.  

Frances Abbott Wells was the only child of Byron Mitchell Abbott and Clara Steele Abbott. Mrs. Wells married Olen Edward Wells on July 15, 1940, all of whom preceded her in death. 

They had two children, Michael Abbott Wells and Barbara Jan (Wells) Lane.  

After raising their children, Mrs. Wells pursued a teaching career and taught in Leona, Centerville, Bay City, Matagorda, and retired from Windham Independent School District, Huntsville, Texas, at the age of 70 years.

After retirement, Mrs. Wells resided in Huntsville, then spent her last years in Bellville.

Frances A. Wells is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Dianne Wells of Palestine and daughter Jan Lane of Bellville; three grandchildren, Chuck Lane of Prairieville, La., Lindy Macat of  Nelsonville; Lisa Slusher of Palestine, Texas; five  great-grandchildren: Kaci Lane, Baylie and Jesse Macat,  Ashley Ayler and Zakri Slusher.  She was blessed with one great-great grandchild, Tyler.  

Graveside services were held July 17, 2010 at City Cemetery in Madisonville, Texas.


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