Teresa Wells, age 56, of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
Born August 12, 1961 in Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of the late Lou Wells and Carolyn Frady Wells Walker. She was a graduate of Broome High School, class of 1979. Teresa was a faithful member of Harriett Memorial Free Will Baptist Church and lovingly served as the Supervisor for the Women's Homeless Shelter at the Grace of God Rescue Mission for nineteen years. Teresa was known as a selfless and loving person. She loved cooking for others and caring for those who needed help and was God's angel to many. She will be missed by all.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Johnny Ray Wells and a brother, Steve Wells.
Those left to cherish her memory include two daughters, April Wells of Forest City and Amanda Wells of Polk County; one son, Kyle Wells of Lake Lure; two aunts, Joyce Durham of Boiling Springs, SC and Margaret Holt and husband, Tommy of Spartanburg. She is also survived by a host of "Adopted Kids" and friends.
A memorial service was conducted at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel. Rev Mike Cash and Mr. Terry Hagaman officiated.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are respectfully requested to the Grace of God Rescue Mission, PO Box 212, Forest City, NC 28043 or to Harriett Memorial Free Will Baptist Church, 1938 US Hwy 221A, Forest City, NC 28043.
Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.