Joyce Wells passed away Saturday October 14th at her home in Lee’s Summit, MO.
Joyce was born in California, MO to Belva and Marie Wilson in 1926, attending Rock Island School for eight years and Aurora High School for four years. In September of 1944 she went into nurses training at the Research Hospital School. She met her husband William K. Wells Jr. in the spring of 1946 and they were married on Oct. 24th, 1947. Joyce worked at Lee’s Summit Clinic from 1949 until 1970, then worked at the V.A. Hospital in K.C., MO until 1991. Her life was truly dedicated to serving her community. An avid traveller, she loved going on vacations all across the United States and shared this passion with her husband and children.
She is survived by her daughter Diane (David) Sparks, her son William K. Wells III (Karen Geary), grandson Troy Rutledge, and granddaughter Leni Wells (Travis Mckay). She also leaves behind many beloved brothers and sisters, in-laws, and extended family. She will be missed by all.
Burial is at Lee’s Summit Cemetery Thursday Oct. 19th, 1:30 P.M.
Arrangements by Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW 3rd Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063