Thelma G. Wells, 95

Thelma G. Wells, 95, of Frankford, Del., passed away and went home to be with the Lord on June 5, 2017. She was born Dec. 11, 1921, daughter of Raymond and Stella Rickards.

She was a member of the Frankford Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and the Frankford Methodist Church.

Wells was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Wells. She is survived by her daughter, Joyce Brasure and her husband, Neil; a son, Richard Wells and his wife, Judy; four grandsons, Lane Brasure and his wife, Michelle, Lance Brasure and his wife, Kim, Richard Wells II and his wife, Patience, and David Wells and his wife, Donna; seven great-grandchildren, Kyle Brasure and his wife, Jennifer, Madison Wells, Haley Wells, Dawson Wells, Regan Wells, Marleigh Wells and Harper Wells; a great-great-granddaughter, Lillian Brasure; a sister, Jean McCabe; a brother-in-law, John Furbush; a sister-in-law, Norma Lee Rickards; and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at noon on Friday, June 9, 2017, at Melson Funeral Services, 43 Thatcher Street, Frankford, Del., where friends and family may visit after 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Carey’s Cemetery in Frankford. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to Frankford U.M. Church; P.O. Box 37; Frankford, DE 19945, or to Frankford Vol. Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary; P.O. Box 333; Frankford, DE 19945. Condolences may be sent online at