Iva Sue Wells, age 66, of Linn, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City.
Sue was born on November 18, 1948, in Middlesboro, Kentucky, a daughter to the late Ruby (Elder) Kmiec and her step-father Max Kmiec.
Sue attended school in Kentucky. She worked at a factory where they made boxes until she was married.
Sue was united in marriage on March 25, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois, to Sydney Luther Wells, Jr., who survives at the home.
After Sue was married, she started the best job she could ever have being a loving wife, mother and great grandmother. Her family was her life. Sue never knew a stranger and she will be missed by all that knew her warm personality.
Sue enjoyed reading the Bible, playing cards, flower gardening, county music, and Elvis.
In addition to her husband of forty-five years, Sue is survived by her children: Shirley Meyer and her husband Danny of Moberly, Edward Wells and his girlfriend Kathy Bardwell of Jefferson City, Virginia Sue Wells and her boyfriend John Kuruda of Linn, and Sydney Wells, III and his wife Mary of Linn; seventeen grandchildren, two great grandchildren and another one due to arrive in March; a brother, Nickey Kmiec and his wife Rhonda of Linn; three sisters, Bonnie Shoults and her husband Ronnie of Linn, Ann Meyer and her husband Henry of Chamois, and Barbara Gregory and her husband Charlie of Hinsdale, Il., a sister-in-law, Phyllis Kmiec of Linn and several nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Hubert Peter Kmiec.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 23, 2015, at Morton Chapel in Linn.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at Morton Chapel in Linn with Bro. Terry Hogan officiating. Interment with follow in the Lane Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Family of Iva Sue Wells.
Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)