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Clayo Wells

December 17, 1927 ~ March 27, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Clayo Wells Obituary

Clayo Wells, age 95, of Denniston, KY passed away Monday, March 27,2023 in St. Claire Medical Center, Morehead, KY. He was born December 17,1927 in Wellington, KY to Lynn Boyd Wells and Lydia Rupe Wells.

Clayo was a member of the Pomeroyton Union Church. He had a sincere love for Jesus, his family and friends. He enjoyed and was an avid gardener and was known for sharing his canned goods and dried apples. Clayo was a hard worker and   instiIled a good work ethic into his children as well. He was a retired state employee, retired at cattle farming at age 84 and grew his final garden at age 94. he was also known for his timeless sense of humor. Clayo will be greatly missed by many.

Preceded in death by his, Parents, Lynn Boyd & Lydia Rupe Wells. Wife, Louise Yocum Wells, four brothers, six sisters and one son, Richard Wells.  

Surviving are his one daughter, Karen Wells Sorrell , three sons, Jerry (Debbie) Wells, Larry (Debbie) Wells, Terry (Cindy) Wells. Daughter in law, Cheryl Wells, eight grandchildren & a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews & friends.

Funeral services will be 1:00pm, Thursday, March 30,2023 at Menifee Home For Funerals with Bro. Jimmy Daulton and Rev. Davy Wells officiating. Burial in Ratliff Cemetery, Denniston, KY. Visitation starts 11:00am, Thursday at Menifee Home For Funerals, Frenchburg,KY. Randy Halsey Funeral Director.

Active Pallbearers: John Bressler, Sam Wells, Toby Wells, Alex Wells, Tanner Willoughby, Rick Crain

Honorary Pallbearers: Davy Wells, Garrett David Wells.  

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March 30, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Menifee Home for Funerals
P.O. Box 98 847 Highway 36
Frenchburg, KY 40322

Funeral Service
March 30, 2023

1:00 PM
Menifee Home for Funerals
P.O. Box 98 847 Highway 36
Frenchburg, KY 40322


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