Kathleen Wells

Kathleen Wells, 95, of Rushville died at 9:05 p.m. March 12, 2010, at Snyder’s Vaughn Haven Nursing Home.

She was born Aug. 3, 1914, a daughter of Ira and Nellie Green Morrell. She married Irvin M. Wells on Sept. 5, 1931, in Carthage. He preceded her in death on June 30, 1991.

She also was preceded in death by one daughter, Eileen Rohn; one brother, Wayne Morrell; and two infant sons, James Lyle and Gary Eugene.

Surviving are three sons, Dale Wells of Camden, Maurice Wells of Colchester and Dennis (and Sally) Wells of Rushville; three daughters, Retha Prather and Ruby (and Ronald) Rice, both of Rushville and Betty Chapman (and Fiancee Garry Rayl) of Quincy; one sister, Eileen Estes of Rushville; 16 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She and her husband were lifelong farmers in Brooklyn Township.

Services were held Tuesday at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Rev. John Ruppel officiating. Burial was in Rushville City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Culbertson Hospital Foundation or Snyder’s Vaughn Haven Activity Fund.

Condolences may be sent to www.worthingtonfh.com.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/17/2010