Robert C. Wells
ROBERT C. WELLS DIES IN FRANKLIN HOSPITAL
Robert C. Wells, 86, of Sesser died Saturday afternoon in
Franklin Hospital, Benton.
He was born Oct. 9, 1882 the son of John and Jane Clampet Wells.
Mr. Wells married Ida Ulrey, who died in 1961. He later married
Dell Chalfant Downen.
Mr. Wells is survived by his wife, Dell; a daughter, Mrs. Ceola Stoafer of
Centralia; a son Warren of Granite City; stepdaughters, Mrs. Lynette Chapman
of West Frankfort, Mrs. Delores Carpenter of West Frankfort and Mrs. Vurtes Harrison
of Richmond, Calif.; a stepson, Bill Downen of Richmond, Calif.; three
grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Brayfield Funeral Chapel
in Sesser with the Rev. Robert Barker and the Rev. Dwight Dame officiating.
Burial will be in the Old Baptist Cemetery near Sesser. Friends may call at
the funeral home.
Source: The Southern Illinoisan
Date: August 18, 1969
Submitted by: Robert Loman