Leah Ann Wells
Leah Ann Wells
July 21, 1966 - April 30, 2020

Leah Ann Wells, 53, of Palatka, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020 at her residence after a valiant battle with cancer.

Leah was born in Palatka and was a lifelong resident. She had worked at the former Palatka Healthcare Center and Crestwood Nursing Center in Palatka. She was a Baptist and enjoyed fishing, drawing, plants, squirrels, and anything outdoors. She loved her children and her grandchildren were her life.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Robert and Lucille Wells; maternal grandmother, Violet Sapp; maternal grandfather, Max Fussell; a cousin, Trina Cheney; and a nephew, Logan Carroll.

Surviving are her parents, Leon and Patricia Wells of Palatka; five daughters, Amanda Green (Pam Foster) of Palatka, Kayla Gilbert (Turk Gilbert) of East Palatka, Heather Merwin (Thomas Merwin, Jr.) of Palatka, Lacey Smith (Nathan Smith) of Palatka, Brooke Bragg of Palatka, plus other children she had helped raise; a brother, Leon “Junior” Wells of Palatka, a sister, Tina Carroll of Palatka; 15 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and best friend and cousin, Jan McLoed of East Palatka.

Private memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 15th at Flagler Estates Pentecostal Fellowship, 4145 Flagler Estates Blvd. in Hastings. Please contact Heather Merwin for information regarding donations or flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to her GoFundMe page. Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed in her online guestbook at www.themastersfuneralhomes.com.

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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