A graveside service for Patta Jean Moore Wells, age 94, of Brownwood, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, in Eastlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

    Mrs. Wells died peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010.

    Patta Jean was born on April 12, 1916, in Greenville to Virginia Rucker and Ben H. Moore. She graduated from Daniel Baker College and was married to R. E. Wells of Brownwood in 1938. She taught school for many years at North Ward, East Ward, Coggin Ward, and finally retired from Brownwood High School. She was a member of Union Presbyterian Church.

    Patta Jean is survived by a daughter, Judy Gay Wells Herman and husband Jim of Brownwood; two sons, Jim Wells of Tucson, Ariz., and Rick Wells of Santa Fe, N. M.; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Eva Wells Vineyard of Duncanville.

    Patta Jean was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Bob Wells; a daughter-in-law, Patti Wilson Wells; two brothers; and a sister.

    In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Corinne T. Smith Animal Center, 3016 Milam Drive, Brownwood, TX 76801.

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