Wells, Velda of St. Thomas, passed away on Friday, July 13th, 2012, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, peacefully, in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Alex Wells (1974) and dearly loved mother of Hughie and his wife Valerie Wells, Kay and her husband Ron Simpson and Karen Wells all of St. Thomas and the late Dorane Annett (1992). And her beloved Terrier “Boo Boo”. Dear sister of Chuck Williams of Saskatoon and Finley and his wife Jean Williams of St. Thomas. Predeceased by a brother George (late Stella) and a sister-in-law Stella Williams. Loved grandmother of Tracy and Paul Simpson, Phil Zellman Jr., John Millmine (Michelle) and Brian Wells and great grandmother of Kayla and Karisa, P.J. , Hannah, Britteny, Shelbee and Keavan and great, great grandmother of Leighton. Also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Dear friend of Vera Taylor. Velda was born in Botwood, Newfoundland on December 19th, 1928, the daughter of the late Martin and Annie (Paton) Williams. Velda was retired from Gould. She was a member of Central United Church.
A public memorial service to celebrate Velda’s life will be held at Elmdale Cemetery, St. Thomas on Monday at 11:00 a.m. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Central United Church. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas.