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Wilma M. Wells

May 10, 1922 ~ August 19, 2017 (age 95)

Wilma M. Wells, 95, of Macomb passed away at 9:43 a.m. Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Heartland Healthcare Center in Macomb.

She was born on May 10, 1922 in Hancock County to Milo and Hazel Nelson Roberts. She married Keith Wells on July 16, 1941 in Palmyra, Missouri. He passed away on August 18, 2008.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and her brothers, Merle Roberts and Arthur Roberts and sister, Lola Mae Kempher.

Wilma is much loved and will be greatly missed by her children, Sharon (Lyle) Kreps of Des Moines, Iowa, Janice (Warren) Crane of Oak Island, North Carolina and Melvin Wells of Macomb; five grandchildren, Brian, Douglas, Jason, Amy and Jennifer; fourteen great-grandchildren; one sister, Edna Clark of Macomb and one sister-in-law, Jean Roberts.

She lived most of her life in McDonough County. She liked to read and cook. She was employed as a cook at various establishments in Macomb.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb.

Memorials may be made to the Macomb VFW.

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 Service Information

August 23, 2017

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home
303 East Washington St
Macomb, IL 61455

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