Wells, Melinda Sue Roberson (Dunlap)

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Melinda Sue Roberson Wells, 45, of Dunlap, Tennessee, died Tuesday afternoon, January 15, 2013 at Memorial Health Care System. 

She worked in the nursing field for over 20 years. 

She is survived by husband, Bobby Wells; two daughters, Tabetha (Jacob) Burgin, Clarksville and Chelsea (B.W.) Cunningham, Chattanooga; parents, Jiggs and Louise Roberson; five grandchildren, Kylie and William Burgin, Arabella Echemendia, Jacob and Bryce Cunningham; sister, Michelle (Dwayne) Allen, Clinton; brother, Phillip (Connie) Roberson, Dunlap; several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 1 p.m. CST in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Bill Wolfe officiating. Burial will be in Cagle- Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. 

Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. 

Arrangements are by Standefer-Reed Funeral Home, 50 May Road, Dunlap. 

Her family will receive friends on Friday, Jan. 18, from 4-9 p.m. CST.



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