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Obituary: Fern Ellen Bennett Wells

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1915 ~ 2004

Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Fern B. Wells, age 89, passed away at home October 16, 2004.

Born January 15, 1915 in Preston, Idaho, daughter of George Albert and Elizabeth Jane Moore Bennett. She married Merlin Alfred Wells on January 10, 1934 in the Logan LDS Temple. Mom was raised on a farm in Winder, Idaho and learned the value of hard work. She was an active member of the LDS Church and held several positions of responsibility, mostly involving music. She was also a temple worker in the Jordan River Temple. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who was very proud of her family and their accomplishments.

She is survived by four children; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grand-children; three great-great-grand-children; and her sister, Zelda. She was preceded in death by her husband, Merlin; brothers: Carl, Floyd, George and Lloy; sisters: Erma, Vera and Bertie; and a grandson, Gary.

Funeral services will be held Friday, 11 a.m. at the Taylorsville 24th Ward, 2940 W 4270 S. Family and friends may visit Thursday, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 S. Redwood Road and again Friday at the church, 10-10:45 a.m. Interment will take place in the Preston City Cemetery, Preston, Idaho at 3:00 p.m. following the services.