A celebration of her life will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Faith Center Assembly of God Church with Pastor Gary Elrod officiating. Burial will follow in Pioneer cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.
Betty was born Nov. 29, 1934, in Albany to the late Robert Melvin and Myrtle Hegwood Freeman. She married the love of her life, Johnny Wells, on Feb. 9, 1952, in Albany. Johnny and Betty shared 61 years serving God and instilling in their family the value of love and prayer.
Betty spent her life as a prayer warrior over her family, friends and anyone with a need. Her beautiful smile, gentle spirit and unconditional love have touched all who have known her.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Freeman.
Survivors include her husband, Johnny Wells of Graham; daughter, Diane Wells Cheren and husband Barry of Graham; and sons, Mike Wells and wife Jessica and Tony Wells and wife Elaine all of Graham. Her nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren were the pride and joy of her life.
Betty is also survived by a sister, Robbie Lawson of Graham; brothers, Archie Freeman of Graham and Horace Freeman of Graham, and a very special friend, Tracey Terasas.
The family requests that memorials be made to Faith Center or any favorite charity of choice.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.