Katherine “Kathy” L Wells 73 of Hillsboro passed away June 9, 2022 at her residence.
She was born June 26, 1948 in Lincoln IL to Robert and Elizabeth (Riddle) Gresham.
She was a graduate of Atlanta High School in Atlanta IL, She was a caregiver in every sense of the word, she was a loving, caring and generous lady. She owned and operated Kathy’s Cafe, where she was a great cook and loved to bake.
She Married David Wells on July 28, 1987 and he preceded her in death Sept. 28, 2013.
She is survived by her children Kathy (Henry) Moore of Hillsboro, Donald (Lisa) Wheeler of Wood river, Tina (Steve) Gallion of O’Fallon Mo, Star (Dennis) Zeller of Litchfield and John (Tracy) Hawkins III of New York, 14 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, also surviving are her siblings Barbara, Wayne, Gene, Cindy, Donna Kaye, Ricky, Theresa, Babby, La Donna, Jimmie Dean and Larry.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Husband David, two grandchildren America and Dominic and one brother Harold in infancy and one sister Charmine.
Funeral services will be Saturday June 18, 2022 at 1:00 PM with a visitation from 11:00 until service time at Hough & Sons Funeral Home in Hillsboro, with Rev. Matt Houser officiating.
Burial will be in Clear Springs Cemetery.