Funeral services for Betty Ruth Wells, age 83, of Shelbyville, will be held 12 noon Monday, January 30, 2023, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Miss Wells passed from this life Monday, January 23, 2023 at her home surrounded by her friends and family.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.
A native of Bedford County, Betty Wells was born March 6, 1939, to the late Walter W. Wells, Sr. and Ruth Neill Wells and is preceded in death by: sisters, Sarah Wells, Bonnie Pinson and Joan Reed; brothers, Walter W. Wells, Jr., Howard Wells, Robert “Fargo” Wells, George Kenneth Wells, William Richard Wells and Charles Wells.
Betty was loving, caring, hardworking and was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. She retired from Sears & Roebuck after working in collections for 40+ years. She enjoyed watching college football and visiting with family and friends. She was a devoted Christian and attended Gateway Church.
Survivors include: nieces and nephews, Ted “Tooter” (Dawn) Reed II, Stephanie Sherrod, David (Laurel) Pinson, Wayne Pinson, Tammy Gibbs, Jeff (Cindy) Wells, Great nephews and nieces, Elizabeth Reed, Madison Reed, Jacob Sherrod, Claire Pinson, Will Pinson, Colton Pinson, Zoe Pinson, Gage Wells, Bodie Wells and Reed Tate.
Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.