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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Wells, Carole

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  • Carole Wells

Carole Ann Wells Carole Ann Wells, 59, passed peacefully in her home early on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, with husband, Fred L. Wells, daughter, Jessica Kain, and granddaughter, Jade, by her side. Carole was born in Dayton, OH, reared in Sacramento, CA, and formerly resided in the San Antonio, TX area before moving to Charlottesville, in 1989. Here, she and her husband soon became co-owners/operators of Order From Horder where for over 15 years she took pride in meeting the stationary and gift needs of many longtime clients. Always busy, Carole also worked as a Mary Kay consultant, and before taking on a full-time and relentless battle against small cell cancer she had worked as a department manager at Belk. She enjoyed staying active. In her free time, Carole loved caring for plants, cleaning and organizing projects. She enjoyed socializing and played with a Bunko club. Carole supported the democratic process of the local community for multiple years as Chief in charge of a voting precinct. She was a regular participant in Relay For Life. She also was a beloved member of the Hot Lunch Ladies. Carole is survived by an adoring family including spouse, Fred L. Wells, Charlottesville, VA; sister, Christa (Scott) Worswick, Salem, OR; children, Jessica Kain, Washington, D.C.; Stephanie (Kern) Jackson, Mobile, AL; Amy (Jay) Wyatt, LaFontaine, IN; Michelle (Matt) Soel, Noblesville, IN; Chad (Nicky) Wells, Bangkok, Thailand; Robert (Tammy) Wells, Fishers, IN; Mary Ann (Michael Myers) Wells, Richmond, VA; 18 grandchildren; one great-grandson; nieces and nephews, Debra Enright, Dustin Worswick, Clark Worswick, Andrew Toth , Susan Goetz, and John Toth. She was predeceased by sisters, Marylin (Andy) Toth, and Myrna Wilson. Carole's positive attitude, determination, and never ceasing concern for others were inspirational to all blessed to know her. Friends and family are invited to sign the guest book online at www.caringbridge.org/visit/carolewells. A memorial celebration is being planned for Saturday, September 28, 2013.

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