Zelda Daigle Wells, 90, of Montgomery, formerly of Nederland, died Thursday, May 22, 2014, at St. Lukes The Woodlands Hospital. Mrs. Wells was born on June 25, 1923, in Houston, to Maggie Williamson Richardson and Arthur Ray Richardson. She retired as a bookkeeper from Nederland Independent School District. Zelda was a gracious and loving lady who was the magnet that drew us together and bonded us for life. So beyond the tears, grief, and sadness we stand in gratitude for the blessings we have received from this remarkable woman. Mrs. Wells is survived by her daughter, Ginger Ash and her husband, Alan; and son, Mike Daigle, all of Montgomery; grandchildren, Stephanie Howle and her fiancé, Chad Peterson and Christopher Howle and his wife, Christine; great-grandchildren, Haven Howle and Wade Howle; and son-in-law, Bryan Reed. She is preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Ashton Daigle; second husband, R.V. Wells; daughter, Judy Howle Reed; and brothers, Arthur Ray Richardson, Jr. and Forrest Hampton Richardson. A gathering of Mrs. Wells' family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, May 30, 2014, at Broussard's, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Broussard's, with interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches. The family wishes to thank Heather Reece and Robin Lepine for their care and support of Zelda, and to everyone at Beyond Fringe Hair Salon who made her Friday mornings a joy. Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675; www.woundedwarriorproject.org; or to a
. Complete and updated information may be found at broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on May 29, 2014