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Services for Helen Lily Reed Wells, 86, of Davis and formerly of Ada are at 2 p.m. Monday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Revs. Darrell Phillips and Alan McCoy will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Criswell Funeral Home.
Mrs. Wells passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at Burford Manor Nursing Home in Davis. She was born Aug. 12, 1931, in Ada to Willie R. and Nova Grove Reed. She attended grade school in Center and also attended Vanoss Schools.
She married Cecil Morris in 1949 in Texas. He preceded her in death in 1980. She later married Alvin Wells in 1985. He preceded her in death in 2003. Mrs. Wells was a beautician and was also a unit secretary at Valley View Regional Hospital for several years. She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include a son, Danny Morris and his wife, Karynn, of Davis; a brother, Van Reed and his wife, Doris, of Ada; her grandchildren, Danny and Margie Morris, Jami and Stacy Jackson, David Morris, Shannon and James Taliaferro and Lee Bahner; her great-grandchildren, Presley Morris, Tyler Morris, Nikki and B.J. Jackson, Chase and Logan Taliaferro and Brooklyn Bahner.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; two sons, Billy and Benny Morris; and a sister, Betty Magar.
Bearers will be Tom Blackwell, Roy Rogers, Carl Allen, Joe Allen, Tyler Reed and Mark Lewin.
Published on September 22, 2017
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