Lona Mae Wells, age 87, of Hope, Arkansas, formerly of Heber Springs, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013, at the Wadley Regional Medical Center in Hope. Born in Drasco on February 28, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Troy and Bessie DeFoor McCarty.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard F. Wells, and by two brothers, Irvin McCarty and Euiel D. McCarty.
Mrs. Wells is survived by one son, Louie Wells, two brothers, B. W. McCarty and Kenneth McCarty; one granddaughter, two step grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. Mrs. Wells is also survived by other relatives and her many friends.
Visitation and funeral services were Wednesday, May 15, and interment followed in the Friendship Cemetery.