February 18, 2013

Eugene Wells

Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Eugene Wells, 78, of Keavy, Ky., passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Baptist Health Corbin.

He was a member of the Keavy Church of Christ.

Born January 24, 1935, in Leslie County, Ky., he was the son of the late Noah Wells and Bessie Williams Wells.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Tinsley Wells, Ellis Wells, and Oley Wells.

He is survived by four sisters, Faye Baker of Indian Lake Estates, Fla., Fern Day (Burgoyne) of Keavy; Jewell Baker (Paul) of Lancaster, Ky., and Bonnie Irvin (Kenneth) of Keavy; 23 nieces and nephews; and a host of family and friends to mourn his passing.

The family of Eugene Wells received friends Thursday, Feb. 14  from 11:30 a.m. until the funeral hour at 2 Hart Funeral Home with Brother Don Stidham and Brother Paul Matney officiating.

Burial followed in Wells Cemetery at Keavy.