Ralph E. Wells, 92, of Big Springs, Calhoun County, West Virginia, died November 10,
2002, at his residence. |
He was born August 10, 1910, in Yawke, WV, the son of the late Charles M.
and Lydia Jane Williamson Wells. Ralph had been a barber in Smithville and
Grantsville, and he had also worked in the oil fields for 35 years. He was a
member of the Beech Valley United Methodist Church, Big Springs.
He is survived by one daughter, Patricia Frederick of Big Springs; four
grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years,
Winifred Myers Wells; and two sisters, Elsie Wells and Bessie Ketchum.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville,
with the Rev. Carroll McCauley and the Rev. Alfred Hickman officiating. Burial
will follow in Ellenboro Masonic Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m.
today and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.