Bennie Mae Wells
October 15, 2023 ~ July 28, 2007
HUGHES SPRINGSServices for Bennie Mae Wells, 83, of Cason will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 4, 2007 at Daingerfield-Lone Star Auditorium, Daingerfield, Texas with Elder B.C. James officiating. Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery, Cason, Texas under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. Viewing and visitation will be Friday afternoon and evening at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.reeder-davis.com. Mrs. Wells died Saturday, July 28, 2007 at her residence. She was born October 15, 1923 in Morris County to the late Carter Douglas and Lola Henderson Douglas. She received her education at Johnson Chapel School and Rosenwald School. At an early age she was employed at Red River and later worked at Pilgrim's Pride Corporation. As a child she was member of Shady Grove Baptist Church and later converted to New Zion C.O.G.I. G. in Cason, Texas. There she served as a church mother, Sunday school teacher, choir president, etc. On May 25, 1941, she married Lawrence Wells who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, four sisters, two sons, Mark and Lawrence, Jr.; three daughters, Alice, Bess Opal, and Kathryn; and seven great grandchildren. She leaves to cherish: three sons, James A. Wells, Billy Wells, and Sloan (Kathy) Wells, all of Cason; four daughters, Bennie R. (Willie) Williams of Cason, Willie J. (Rev. V.A.) Evans of Pittsburg, Lois M. Armstrong and Mary E. (Raymond) Moon, all of Ore City; daughter-in-law, Gloria Wells of Cason; two sisters, Annie Frazier and Dorothy Smith, both of Cason; 18 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; and six great-great grandchildren; one aunt, Luella Holley of Naples; a special friend and helper of the family, Bennie Claude Wilkerson; an a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.