Irene Bailey Wells

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Irene Bailey Wells


Services for Irene Bailey Wells, 96, of Canton, were held Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at Eubank Funeral Home Chapel in Canton with Truman Oakley and Bro. Billy Smith officiating. 

 Interment followed in Haven of Memories.

Mrs. Wells passed away Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Canton.  She was born June 14, 1921, to Robert and Lessie Gilliam Bailey. 

She was a member of the Corinth Missionary Baptist Church. She grew up in the Starr Community and was a proud graduate of Grand Saline High School. She was a homemaker and enjoyed travelling with her husband after he retired, gardening, spending time with her family and playing 42.

Mrs. Wells is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 58 years, J.D. Wells; son-in-law, Truman Oakley Sr.; and her sister, Inez White.

Irene is survived by her daughter, Robbie Oakley of Canton; granddaughter, Tammie and Tom Harp of Canton; grandson, Truman and Rebekah Oakley of Eustace; three great-grandchildren, Ty Harp, Samantha Oakley and Trey Oakley; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Ty Harp, Trey Oakley, Tom Harp, Gary Allen, Steve Allen, Randy Shelton and Thomas Walls.

If desired, memorials may be given to Heart to Heart Hospice or Corinth Missionary Baptist Church.