Mary Frances Wells, of Fleming Island died Friday, February 11, 2011. Mrs. Wells was a native of Evadale, AR and a resident of Clay County for the past five years when she moved here from Sarasota which was her residence for 23 years. Prior to Sarasota she was a resident of Conway, MA. She was a member of Harbor Baptist Church in Fleming Island. As a student, she was a â€œTop Scholarâ in high school, raised on the farm, a homemaker, then as her boys grew, worked at Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts.
She was a devoted wife to her husband of 66 years Carlton Wells, and a loving mother to her sons Carlton Wells, John (Martha) Wells, Stephen Wells, Peter (Marianne) Wells, and William (Suzanne) Wells, 1 brother Robert (Emma) Darby, 1 sister Jean (Jim) Barksdale, 8 grandchildren.
Funeral Services were 11:00 am Wednesday, (February 16, 2011) in Harbor Baptist Church with Rev. Sam Jewell officiating. Burial followed in Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery and Funeral Home, 2315 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043 (904-284-7720). www.RHRCemeteryandFuneralHome.com