Obituary: Janet M. Wells

February 16, 1940 – September 20, 2022

Janet M. (Miller) Wells, 82, of Oolitic, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at the IU Bloomington Hospital.

Born February 16, 1940, she was the daughter of Frank and Glowdene (Blackwell) Miller. She married Ermil Dale Wells in 1960 and he preceded her in death on February 15, 2013.

Janet was a Registered Nurse, first with Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford, then Bloomington Hospital, and she retired on April 1, 2004, as the Nursing Supervisor for General Motors. She was a graduate of Oolitic High School with the class of 1957 and Regions University of New York. She was a member of the Oolitic Baptist Church.

Surviving Janet is her children, Justin Wells of Springville and Angela (Jerome) Rector of Springville; four grandchildren, Kelsie (Josh) Buhr, Kaelie (Steve) Dobson, Bethany Wells, and Joshua (Elizabeth) Wells; six great-grandchildren, Kegan Buhr, Ryder Buhr, Abra Dobson, Hadlee Dobson, Joshua Wells, and Elijah Wells.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, E. Dale Wells; and one brother, Ron Miller.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at The Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes in Bedford with the Rev. Richard Tallman officiating. Burial will follow in Lowder Cemetery in Springville. The visitation will be on Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Ferguson-Lee Chapel.

The family requests contributions are made to the Kidney Foundation in Memory of Janet M. Wells.

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