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Ruth B. Wells
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Obituary for Ruth B. Wells

Ruth B. Wells, 83, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018 in Brightwood Nursing & Rehab Center, Follansbee, WV. She was born November 23, 1934 in Rachel, WV, a daughter of the late Grover and Ella Crislip Stout. She was also preceded in death by her husband Milroy Wayne Wells, whom she married February 27, 1955, daughter Bonnie Jean McMahon, son-in-law Larry Latimer, brothers Roscoe, Eugene, Creston, Hershel and William, sisters Opal, Betty and Dantia.

A 1954 graduate of Farmington High School, Ruth retired from Weirton Medical Center in 1990. For 43 years she was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary where she served as President and State President. She also was a member of the American Legion Post 10.

Ruth is survived by her sons Jeffrey (Mary) Wells of Toronto, OH and W. Allan Wells of Weirton; daughters Melody (Roger) Augustine of Follansbee and Kimberly Latimer and her companion Mike Eltringham of Wheeling, WV; sister Gladys Russell; 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Sunday 4-8 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, where funeral services will be celebrated 11 a.m. Monday. The Reverend Larry Barkley will officiate. Entombment will follow in Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 122 South High Street, Morgantown, WV 26501.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Greco Hertnick Funeral Home

3219 Main Street
Weirton, WV 26062





11:00 AM
Greco Hertnick Funeral Home

3219 Main Street
Weirton, WV 26062

Cemetery Details


Highland Hills Memorial Gardens

401 Archer Hill Rd.
Follansbee, WV 26037

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

122 South High Street
Morgantown, WV 26501

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