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Sutton Memorial Home
Monday July 9th, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am

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Funeral Service

First United Methodist Church of Taylorville
Monday July 9th, 2018

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Eugenia "Genie" Roxelyn Wells

Eugenia Roxelyn “Genie” Wells, 66 of Taylorville passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 7:50 a.m. at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville. She was born on August 3, 1951 the daughter of Wm. H. and Ida Evelyn Wells at St. Vincent Hospital, Taylorville, Il.  She was at Lincoln State School from September 1957 until 1967.  She lived in Springfield and worked for Goodwill Industries.  She moved to Taylorville, Il. and worked for Christian County Mental Health Association until her retirement in 2017.  She moved to Taylorville Care in 2017. Genie loved music, dancing, hand crafts, and socializing with her many friends as well as many shopping trips around the Taylorville square.  She was an active member of First United Methodist Church participating in their many classes and community activities and also enjoyed the group activities at Taylorville Care Center.

She is survived by her sister Dorothy McHenry, nephews Sean McHenry, Steve (Rhonda) Conover, great nephew Billie Conover, great niece Bailey (Tim) Danneman and great grandniece Lilelia Danneman, Aunts Fran Michael, Judy Sparlin, and many cousins. Eugenia was preceded in death by her father Wm.  H. Wells, mother Ida Evelyn Wells, sister Delia Selvy, brother-in-law Jack McHenry and nephew Terry McHenry.

Visitation will be held on Monday, July 9, 2018 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at The First United Methodist Church in Taylorville the funeral service will follow the visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Genie was always so positive and friendly. Her church was so important to her. Sorry I could not come to the service, but understand it was very nice -- special for special Genie! Blessings and peace to her family.

Martha Zimmerman Jul 9 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eugenia "Genie" Wells

Doug and Jody Ruddock Jul 8 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eugenia "Genie" Wells

lisa , rick and grant downing Jul 8 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eugenia "Genie" Wells

Nancy Sergent Jul 5 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eugenia "Genie" Wells

Cheryl Croft TMH Jul 4 2018 12:00 AM