August 28, 1996
HERBERT M. WELLS
NEWPORT NEWS – Herbert Marshall Wells was born April 23, 1927, in White Stocking, N.C., and died Aug. 26, 1996.
He was a loyal member of Warwick River Mennonite Church. Mr. Wells was employed by Tom’s Foods and retired after 35 years of service.
He is survived by his loving wife, Helena Yoder Wells; two sisters, Charlotte F. Wells of Greenville, N.C., and Violet Wells Williams of Wilmington, N.C.; three aunts, Hazel Hanchey Wells of Wilmington, N.C., Hattie Ward Hanchey of Hampton and Nora Hanchey Westmoreland of De Land, Fla.; one uncle, Ranford Wells of Wilmington, N.C.; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the W.J. Smith and Son Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Thursday, Aug. 29, at 11 a.m. at Warwick River Mennonite Church with the Rev. Gordon Zook and the Rev. Daniel Smoker officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Warwick River Christian School, 252 Lucas Creek Road, Newport News, Va. 23602.
Arrangements by W.J. Smith and Son Funeral Home.