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Josephine B. Wells, 92, St. Joseph, MO

Josephine B. Wells, 92, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed from this life on Friday, April 11, 2014 at Saxton Riverside Care Center in St. Joseph.
Josephine B. Wells, 92, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed from this life on Friday, April 11, 2014 at Saxton Riverside Care Center in St. Joseph.

She was born in Leavenworth, KS. on March 21, 1922 to William and Ethel (Knapp) Butler. She was married to Leland L. Newey for 25 years and had three sons she then married Harry Wells in St. Joseph and they where married for 32 years and he preceded her in death.

Jo loved her family and the time they shared. She was a Tupperware manager for many years and enjoyed the many friends she made during this time. She moved to the Branson, MO area for 12 years but moved back to St. Joseph 14 years ago. She was very active and held many different positions in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in St. Joseph and Branson.

Josephine is survived by three sons, Levell “L.B.” & Deanna Newey of Agency, MO, Leonard & Mary Ann Newey of St. Joseph, and Lester and Pat Newey of Dwight, KS; nine grandchildren, twenty three great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband and four brothers.

Celebration of Life will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday April 15, 2014 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in St. Joseph, MO. Open visitation and family receiving hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday April 14, 2014 at Gladden-Stamey Funeral Home 2335 St. Joseph Ave in St. Joseph, MO. Interment will be in Horton Cemetery, Horton, KS.
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