August 27, 2014

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Lena Marjorie Wells, 87

Lena Marjorie Wells, 87, of Falmouth passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the River Valley Nursing Home, Butler.

She was born on February 12, 1927 in Pendleton County to the late John Boyd and Effie Blackburn Wagner. She was retired from the former Dr. Scholl's shoe factory in Falmouth and a member of the Blanket Creek Baptist Church and the last of ten brothers and sisters.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were husband, Charles Elva Wells; brothers, Lindsey Wagner, Robert Wagner, Melvin Wagner and James Wagner and sisters, Geneva Merrill, Ethel Green, Edna Chain, Jean Lach and Mary Yelton.

Surviving are son, Charles Donald (Shirley) Wells of Alexandria; daughter, Linda Joan (Regis) Nesbitt of Ft. Thomas; grandchildren, Lisa Atchley, Brandon Nesbitt, Rodney Wells and Mark Wells; great-grandchildren; Kaylin Wells, Kenton Wells, Jacob Fox and Emily Fox and brother in-laws and sister in-laws, George Lach, Anna Mary Tackett, Marjorie Adams and Gary Wells.

Funeral services were held Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth with Bro. Joe Hall and Bro. Jamie Thornsberry officiating. Pallbearers for the service were Brandon Nesbitt, Jacob Fox, Marvin Sullivan, Bro. Bill Evans, John Merrill and Bennie Vanlandingham.

Interment took place in Riverside Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the staff of River Valley Nursing Home for their excellent care.

Memorials are suggested to Blanket Creek Baptist Church, 5080 Broadford Rd., Falmouth or the River Valley Nursing Home Patient Fund, 305 Taylor Street, Butler.

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