McMinnville resident and West Liberty, Ky., native Clara Mae Wells, 74, was born July 24, 1939 and died Oct. 19 at Raintree Manor following an extended illness.
A retired executive secretary with Hobart Corporation and a member of Troy Baptist Church, she was the daughter of the late Lee Robert and Nettie Cantrell Lewis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by son-in-law, Randy Keeler.
She was married July 27, 1957 to Gary R. Wells of McMinnville. In addition to her husband, she is survived by daughter, Carla Jo Keeler of McMinnville; grandson, Matthew Keeler of McMinnville; sister and brother-in-law, Deloris and John Bodey; niece, Tonya Wampler and husband David of Venice, Fla.; nephew, Todd Bodey and wife Terri of Springfield, Ohio; two great-nieces, Tori Wampler and Lauren Varner; great-nephew, Tyler Wampler; and special uncle, Charles Cantrell.
There will be no visitation or service at High’s.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 20, 2013