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Jacqueline J. Wells

Bethalto 04/12/2014

Jacqueline J. Wells, 75, passed away at 12:35 pm Saturday April 12, 2014 at home with her family by her side.

She was born on September 10, 1938 in Carrollton, IL the daughter of Francis & Opal (Emery) Varble.

She married Ned J. Wells on October 10, 1958 in Carrollton, IL and he survives.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Bethalto and worked many years at Bridal Original.

She was a very proud wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and is survived by her husband, Ned Wells of Bethalto, three sons and a daughter-in-law, Gary & Cathie Wells of Bethalto, Mark Wells of Washington, DC, Carl Wells of Ft. Worth, TX; a daughter and son-in-law, Vickie & Rick Hass of Ellisville, MO; five grandchildren, Leanne & Tommy Thompson, Kelsie Wells, Zachary Wells, Stephen Hass, and Rachel Hass; three great grandchildren, Ben, Ava and James Thompson; one sister and brother-in-law, Wanda & Louis Hartwick of Jerseyville, two brothers and sisters-in-law, Don & Carolyn Varble of Oklahoma and Larry & Mary Varble of Carrollton, IL; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 am Wednesday April 16, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Bethalto with Pastor Chip Faulkner officiating. 

Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in Bethalto.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society for pancreatic cancer.

Online condolences and guestbook may be found at

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