Thursday, January 18, 2007

Ruby Jewell Wells, 72, of Fairview, passed away Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007, in her home.

She was born Jan. 4, 1935, in Barry County the daughter of Archie and Julie Rebecca (McMillen) Boyd. On Aug. 18, 1950, she was united in marriage to Bobbie Wells, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Rodney Joe Wells, of Kansas City, and Mark Steven Wells, of Fairview; one daughter, Ellen Kathleen Mills, of Monett; three sisters, Nora Ramsey, of Monett, Irene Smith, of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Beulah Wells, of Monett; 10 grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Estes Archie Boyd and Elzie Arthur Boyd; and one daughter Vickie Ann Mills.

She lived in the Monett area as a young girl and later moved to Kansas City where she lived until 1979 when she moved to Fairview. She was a member of the Ridgley Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in the McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial will be at Rocky Comfort Cemetery.

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