The Times West Virginian

Obituaries

June 19, 2012

Joe Wells

FAIRMONT — Joe Wells, 57, a resident of Prairie Grove, Ark., passed away Saturday (June 16, 2012) at the Willard Walker Hospice Home in Fayetteville, Ark.

Joe was born Sept. 14, 1954 in Fairmont, to Joseph Edward and Peggy Lou (Clayton) Wells.

On Aug. 22, 1981, he married Ann Jewell in Tulsa, Okla., and they were married for more than 30 years before Joe’s death.

Joe worked as a computer specialist for the University of Arkansas and he enjoyed the outdoors: camping, fishing, canoeing and making flies for fly fishing. Joe also enjoyed photography and cooking, and spending time with his family.

Preceded in death by his father, Joe is survived by his mother; his wife, Ann Wells of the home; one son, Matthew Lyndon Wells of the home; one daughter, Katie Wells of the home; and other relatives and friends.

Private family memorial services will be held.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations in honor of Joe Wells to The Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture, PO Box 588, Poteau, OK 74953, 918-647-9123 or www.kerrcenter.com; or to the Willard Walker Hospice Home, 325 Longview Drive, Fayetteville, AR 72703, 479-463-2273 or www.wregional.com/washington-regional-hospice.

Online tributes to the family may be made at www.benton countymemorialpark.com.

Arrangements are with Benton County Memorial Park Funeral Home and Crematory of Rogers, Ark.

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