Of Bonnie Died
At Age 87
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
Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Handwritten date on clipping - July 20, 1980
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans