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 Maltie <I>Wells</I> McNelly

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Maltie Wells McNelly

According to the Kentucky Marriage Index, Maltie Wells Grace married my grandfather Burno Lewis Wells on March 15, 1974.
Certificate number 06914
Marriage License County: Christian
Volume: 1974

Maltie was also married to Johnnie McNelly

Kentucky New Era obit posted 4/28/1978 reads as follows:

Services for Maltie Grace McNelly, 62, of 2509 Faulkner Drive, will be at 11am Saturday at Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home. Burial will be in Johnson's Chapel Cemetery, Christian County.

Mrs. McNelly died Thursday at Jennie Stuart Hospital after a short illness.

A Muhlenberg County native, she was born May 2, 1915, the daughter of Boss and Carrie Lear Wells. She was a member of Johnson's Chapel United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Johnnie McNelly; three sons, William Owen of Birmingham, Al., and Lawrence Carroll and Colton Grace, both of this county; two daughters, Mrs. Earl (Betty) Grace, Crofton, and Mrs. Brenton (Janette) Shelton, Greenville; four brothers, Willie of Chicago, Ill., Loyd and Owen both of Kirkmansville, and E.H. Wells, Evansville, Ind.; two sisters, Ruthell Allison, also of Kirkmansville, and Louise Henderson, this county; 14 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Family Members

Gravesite Details Wife of Clifton Grace, Burno Wells, Johnnie McNelly





  • Created by: Brandy Wells Murray
  • Added: 19 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87059687
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Maltie Wells McNelly (2 May 1915–28 Apr 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87059687, citing Johnsons Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Brandy Wells Murray (contributor 47722656) .