States: Missouri: Putnam
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Delbert Ellis Wells, 80 years of age, passed away at the Putnum County Nursing Home in Unionville, Missouri January 22, 1970, after an illness of over one year. He was born on July 16, 1889 near Beaver Crossing, Nebraska and was the son of William Ellis and Mary Ellen McCallister Wells. He married to Myrtel E. Smith on November 12, 1913 at Burlington, Iowa, and she survives. Other survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Neil (Velma) Stout of R.R. Wapello Iowa and Mrs. Russell (Helen) Davison of R.R., Wayland, Iowa; one son, Bert, of Washington, Ia.; one sister, Mrs. Ernest Hunkins of St. Paul, Nebraska and 11 grandchildren. Preceding him in death were one son, Roy Ellis, and two grandchildren. Mr. Wells had been a farmer in Washington Couty, Iowa for 20 years. The Comstock Funeral Home of Unionville, Mo., was in charge of the arrangements, with services being held at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Pleasant Grove, Ia., Saturday, January 24th, at 1:30 p.m. wht Rev. Taley, the officiating minister. Burial was in the Cumberland Presbyterian cemetery.
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