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Martha Cox Wells
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Obituary for Martha Cox Wells

Martha Cox Wells, 71, wife to Philip Wells, passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018. Born on October 6, 1946 in Lexington, Kentucky she was the daughter of William E. Cox and Mary Shropshire Cox Hensley. She was a member of Northeast Christian Church in Lexington. She served as a Sunday school teacher for 2 year olds for 45 plus years. She was a former member of Beta Sigma Phi. Martha retired from the University of Kentucky Computer Science Department.

Along with her husband, Martha is survived by daughters, Jennifer (Steve) Gariepy of Georgetown, Kentucky and Leslie (Dale) Buettner of Lexington, Kentucky, grandson, Jacob Gariepy, and sister Linda (Wayne) Perkins of Richmond, Kentucky. Martha was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Mary Jo O'Laughlin.

Funeral service will be 11am, Friday, September 14, 2018 at Tucker, Yocum, & Wilson Funeral Home with Minister Whitt Chriswell officiating. Visitation will be from 5pm-9pm Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Crestlawn Memorial Gardens. Serving as pallbearers are Matthew Wells, Chris Wells, Pat O'Laughlin, Drew Clifford, Steve Williamson, and Greg Crank.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Northeast Christian Church Children's Ministry, 990 Star Shoot Parkway, Lexington, Kentucky 40509. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

She lived her life as in 2 Timothy 4:7-8.......
I have fought the good fight,
I have finished the race,
I have kept the faith.
Henceforth there is laid up for me
the crown of righteousness.

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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home

320 West Main Street
Georgetown, KY 40324





11:00 AM
Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home

320 West Main Street
Georgetown, KY 40324

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Crestlawn Memorial Gardens

1879 Lexington Rd.
Georgetown, KY 40324


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