Violet Ruth Wells, 83, of Petersburg, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at St. Thomas Hospital.
Mrs. Wells was a native of Giles County, the daughter of the late Lawrence O. and Mary Teeters Mitchell. She was a homemaker and member of the Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Pat Wells; two sisters, Lois Thompson and Frances Mullins; and two brothers, Cecil Mitchell and David Mitchell.
She is survived by five daughters, Charlene Thomason and Patricia (Paul) Gleghorn, both of Lewisburg, Carol (Phil) Pigg and Linda (Dude) Reavis, both of Belfast, and Bonnie Wells of Petersburg; five sons, William (Dana) Wells of Cornersville, Eddie Wells, Robert (Karen) Wells, Charles Wells Jr. and Mike Wells, all of Petersburg; 19 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a special nephew, Hank Wells of Petersburg.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday, Aug. 22, from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial to follow in Old Orchard Cemetery.