Mary Lillian Wells

November 06, 1916 ‒ June 18, 2004

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Mary Lillian Wells, age 87, formerly of Brandon, died Friday June 18, 2004 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home where she had resided since 1997. Born November 6, 1916 in Knox County she was the daughter of Howard M. and Edna G. (Penn) Allgire. Mary Lillian was a 1934 graduate of Fredericktown High School. She had worked as a licensed practical nurse at the Mount Vernon Developmental Center. She dedicated her life to her family and greatly enjoyed her grandchildren.

She was a member of the Brandon United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her son Gerald (Velma) Wells of Mount Vernon; her daughter Sue (Tom) Miller of Howard; four grandchildren John H. (Sherri) Wells, Jill (Jay) Kurpyl, Darla (Rino) Costa, Nathan Miller; four great grandchildren; her sister Phyllis (Richard) Lehnhart of Lucas; sisters-in-law Sylvia Allgire, Rebecca Chronister, Mary Wells, Barbara French, Ruby Cathers, Marjorie Keckler, and her extended family, the staff of the Ohio Eastern Star Home. She married John A. Wells March 14, 1939. He died April 16, 1987. She was also preceded in death by two brothers Stanley Allgire and Arnold Allgire.

Friends may call Sunday from 6 to 8 PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon where funeral services will be Monday at 11 AM with Rev. Rob Law and Rev. John Clouston officiating. Burial will be in North Fork Cemetery near Waterford.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Brandon United Methodist Church, 16857 Sycamore Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 or to Hospice of Knox County, 302 East High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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