Mrs. Mabrey Carter Puryear Wells
December 18, 1921 - April 3, 2018
Mrs. Mabrey Carter Puryear Wells, age 96, of South Hill, died Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Meadowview Terrace in Clarksville. She was a former Cafeteria manager for Mecklenburg Co. public schools and the widow of Lonzer Ira Puryear and Samuel L. Wells.
She is survived by two daughters; Sylvia P. Shepherd and Susan P. Sciotto and husband Paul all of South Hill, a son Samuel I. “Sonny” Puryear and wife Carolyn of Clarksville, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, a step-son Lewis Wells and wife Linda of South Hill and a step-daughter Nancy Gilbert of Alexandria. She was predeceased by a daughter Ann Freeman, four brothers and two sisters.
A funeral service will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. in Ebenezer Baptist Church, Baskerville, with interment in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 1:30 to 2:00 P.M. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Edwina Smith, 26800 Hwy #47, South Hill, VA. 23970 or Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Jim Overby, 14650 Old Cox Rd., South Hill, Va. 23970.
Online condolences may be sent through www.crowderhitecrews.com. Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory, South Hill, Va. is serving the family.