Annie S. Wells

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  • "For Mom"
    - Bobbi Wells
  • "You Are My Sunshine Always and Forever"
    - Your Daughter
  • "I Love You, Mom!"
    - Bobbi Wells
  • "We're so glad to have known you.Your great sense of humor..."
    - Bonnie and Roy Montgomery
  • "Annie we will never forget you. I'll always cherish the..."
    - Bonnie & Roy Montgomery

Annie Lee Saunders Wells, 89, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida passed away peacefully on Oct. 15, 2015 after an extended and courageous struggle with Alzheimer's disease. She was born on July 5, 1926, and raised as one of eight children, to the late Annie Susan Nichols Saunders and James Harvey Saunders of Moneta, in Bedford County, VA. After completing high school, Annie graduated from business school in Lynchburg, VA and pursued a long career with two related telephone companies, both in Virginia and Florida, until her retirement in 1984. She married her beloved husband, the late Melvin Robert "Bob" Wells, of Hurricane, WV, in 1949. They lived and worked in Bedford, VA, Huntington, WV and Fort Lauderdale, FL where they spent 47 of their 49 happy years together. Annie was active in many organizations including Morgans Baptist Church, Girl Scouts of America, School PTA, Telephone Pioneers of America, The American Heart Association, Communication Workers of America and the South Fork Middle River Neighborhood Civic Association. She enjoyed spending time with her family and many friends as well as bowling, watching baseball and making her infamous deviled eggs and baked chocolate beans. Our family has a saying "It is a Sad Day when a SAUNDERS goes Quiet." Annie is survived by her cherished daughter, Barbara "Bobbi" Wells of Lake Worth, FL, her sister, Mary Taylor of Newport News, VA, three sisters-in-law, numerous nieces and nephews and many other relatives and close friends including her devoted caregiver and angel, Judy Shepherd of Fort Lauderdale, FL. Annie was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin "Bob" Wells, her brothers, Richard T. Saunders, Harry Saunders, and Gordon Saunders and her sisters, Pearl Johnson, Helen Whitmire and Maude Hall. Memorial donations can be made to The , Girl Scouts of America, or Morgans Baptist Church in Bedford, VA. Announcement of memorial services and interment will follow at a later date. Online condolences may be left for the family at KalisMcIntee.com
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Kalis-McIntee Funeral Home
2505 North Dixie Highway
Fort Lauderdale/Wilton Manors, FL 33305
(954) 566-7621
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Nov. 11 to Nov. 12, 2015
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Fort Lauderdale/Wilton Manors, FL   (954) 566-7621
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