Obituary for Irene Wells, 93

September 17,1924 To February 26,2018,

11 AM to 1 PM Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Friemonth-Freese FH in Fayette, MO

Funeral Services
1 PM, Thur., March 1, 2018 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home - Fayette, MO

Boonesboro Cemetery - Franklin, MO

Boonesboro Cemetery or Fayette Food Pantry

New Franklin resident, Vera Irene Wells passed away at her home on Feb. 26, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family. Irene was born on Sept. 17, 1924 the daughter of John and Ruth (Gilmore) Isle. Irene was married Elliott Otto Wells on April 3, 1946, and he proceeds her in death. Irene is also proceeded in death by her parents, a daughter Janice Irene, 4 sisters and daughter-in-law Marsha Wells. Irene is survived by her sons: James (Cracker) Wells & companion, Edith of Stover, MO. Kenneth (Sylvia) Wells of Rockport, TX. and Tracy Wells of Apison, TN. Also surviving is a sister Hazel Kosfeld of New, Franklin, MO, a brother Kenneth Von Isle of New Franklin, MO, 26 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Irene sold Avon and was a secretary for many years. Irene worked as a waitress for Four Trees Restaurant and was a waitress for Big Johns when she retired. For many years after retirement, Irene altered uniforms for correction officers at Boonville Correctional Center where two of her grandchildren and two great-grandchildren work. Irene loved to do her gardening, sewing and word puzzles. But most of all Irene enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Visitation is March 1, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with services to follow at 1 p.m. with Rev. Denise Johnson officiating at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette, Mo. Burial will follow at Boonesboro Cemetery in Boonesboro, MO. Memorials are suggested to Boonesboro Cemetery or Fayette Food Pantry in care of the funeral home.