Wells, Lorene (Dalton)

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Lorene Wells
Lorene Wells

Lorene Wells, age 95, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

She was born June 5, 1923 and was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Wells and daughter, Joyce Hackney.

Lorene is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Deb Wells; daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Scott Andersen; grandchildren, Laura Hackney Knox, Russell Hackney, Christy Wells Stanga, Beau Alan Wells, Kate Andersen Rolen, Sarah Andersen Ward and Taylor Andersen Kenemer; and 11 great-grandchildren. 

A memorial service will be held Friday, June 22, at 12 p.m. in the chapel of First Baptist Church of Dalton with Rev. Larry Flanagan and Rev. Phillip Cannon officiating. 

The family will receive friends in the atrium of First Baptist Church from 10 a.m. until the service at noon. 

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, GA Chapter, 922 E. Morris St. Dalton, Ga. 30721.



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