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 Ora Pean “Peany” Wells

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Ora Pean “Peany” Wells

  • Birth 19 Oct 1893 Galena, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 3 Feb 1933 Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
  • Burial Galena, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 54169795

MILITARY RITES TO BE HELD THURSDAY FOR ORA WELLS
Military funeral services for Ora Wells, 39 years old, World war veteran, who died at 5:40 o'clock Friday afternoon at a veterans' hospital in Tucson, Arizona, will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon from the Clark funeral chapel here. Burial will be made in Hill Crest cemetery(Galena). The body arrived here this morning and was received by the Clark Undertaking company.
Wells, who had been ill a long time with tuberculosis, left here early in January for Tucson where he entered the hospital. He had resided here and in Crestline all his life.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Oma Wells, 500 East Fifth street; two sons, Archie Wells who resides with his grandmother in Texas and Bobby Wells at home; his mother, Mrs. Susanna Wells of Crestline; two sisters, Mrs. John Wellman of Quaker Valley and Mrs. Jennie Ferguson of Long Beach California; and four brothers, Fred, Arch, and Otis Wells of Crestline and Roy Wells of California.
(The Galena Times ~ Tuesday ~ February 7, 1933)

Peany was shown as a Miner working at Big Brown Co. at Cane Springs, Missouri

Draft card shows him single with a child June 5, 1917
Peany died of TB after driving to Arizona for Military treatment and Isolation...


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  • Created by: Kevin Wells
  • Added: 27 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54169795
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ora Pean “Peany” Wells (19 Oct 1893–3 Feb 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54169795, citing Hill Crest Cemetery, Galena, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Kevin Wells (contributor 46871554) .