Mary J. Wells

Friday 12th of August 1927 - Tuesday 11th of February 2020

Mary J. Wells

Mary J. Wells, 92, of Lexington, KY and widow of Richard Hart Wells passed away February 11, 2020 at the Willows at Fritz Farm, in Lexington.  She was born to the late Albert and Ruth Johnson Kimball on August 12, 1927 in Wilkinsburg, PA.


She earned a bachelor’s degree from Chatham University (’48), worked as a staff assistant in the state 4-H program at UK, and later became a homemaker.  She also served as an Alzheimer’s patient volunteer at UK.  She was a member of Crestwood Christian Church. 


In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her son Richard Kimball Wells and her brother Albert W. Kimball.  She is survived by three children, Linda Wells, Robert S. (Lucilla Schoenlein) Wells, and Michael L. (Lucy) Wells; four grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren: Alison (Matthew) Levy, and their son Eric Levy; Christopher (Amber Ruyter) Wells, and their children, Quinten and Elyana Wells; Stacy (Chad) Bennett, and their children, Emmy and Sam Bennett; and Mark (Betsy) Eades, and their daughter, Sophie Eades.


Services will be private.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Crestwood Christian Church, God’s Pantry, or the Lexington Humane Society.

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