Elizabeth Ann “Libby” Wells passed away peacefully in her sleep early Friday morning, 08/30/2019.
Libby was born in Louisa, a town she loved very much, on January 8th, 1929. She was preceded in death by her parents Bernard and Carrie Wells, and two brothers Bernard Wells Jr. and Bill Wells. Libby was also preceded in death by the love of her life R.C. Wells. They were married on October 8th, 1949. They were together for 57 years until he passed in 2006. Libby attended University of Kentucky and obtained her Masters degree from Spaulding University. She enjoyed a successful career as a social worker and hearing officer for the State of Kentucky. She was also an active member of the First Baptist Church of Louisa, where she sang in the choir and she inspired and shaped so many young lives as a beloved Sunday School teacher for many years. She had a generous heart and loved taking care of people. She also volunteered at J.J. Jordan’s Geriatric Center for numerous years, and took care of many of her elderly neighbors.
Above all else she adored her family. She is survived by her daughter Rose (Mark) Kingston and her son Chris Wells. She is also survived by her three granddaughters Stephanie Kingston, Misti (Shane Hensley)Wells and Christian Ruck, and her six great grandchildren Brayden, Kaylee, Jakobie, Javin, Carrie-Ann, and Kendall. She left behind many special friends, including her former daughter-in-law, Patti Wells, who all loved her very much.
Libby was a bright light in the life of everyone who had the pleasure of meeting her. Her kindness and generosity touched so many lives through the years. She was so very loved and will be greatly missed.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday September 1st at 2:30 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Chuck Price officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery.
Friends may visit the family on Sunday at 12:30 pm until time of services.
Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.