Groce Funeral Home & Cremation Service Assuring Absolute Integrity



Wayne Wells Obituary

Wayne Elbert Wells
Wayne Elbert Wells

December 16, 1925 - March 12, 2017
Born in Haywood Co., NC
Resided in Asheville, NC
  • Contat Us
  • Guestbook
  • Photos
  • Services
  • Send Flowers


Wayne Elbert Wells, 91, of Asheville, died on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at the Elizabeth House.

A native of Haywood Co., he was a son of the late Grover C. and Nellie Stines Wells. Mr. Wells worked as a house painter and enjoyed making music, including the guitar, harmonica, and singing lead for groups, including many sessions at the Shindig on the Green.

Surviving are his wife, Estella Duquette Wells; step-daughters, Ruby Marie Green, Grace Suzanne Meyerhoffer and Dorothy Clement; step-sons, William R. Thomas, Jr., Fred Edward Thomas, and Clifford Thomas; sister, Wilma Brooks; brother, Glenn Wells; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday at Starnes Cove Baptist Church, with the Rev. Charlie Sams officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Starnes Cove Baptist Church, 149 Starnes Cove Rd., Asheville, NC 28806.

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.




Starnes Cove Baptist Church
149 Starnes Cove Road
Asheville, NC US 28806
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
11:00 AM
Starnes Cove Baptist Church
149 Starnes Cove Road
Asheville, NC US 28806
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
12:00 PM


Home | Contact Us | Payment Center | Subscribe to Obituaries |


Lake Julian | 72 Long Shoals Road | Arden, NC 28704 | 828-687-3530
West Asheville | 1401 Patton Avenue | Asheville, NC 28806 | 828-252-3535
East Asheville | 856 Tunnel Road | Asheville, NC 28805 | 828-299-4416

© Copyright  2010-2018 Groce Funeral Home and Cremation Service and FuneralNet®
Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Selected Independent Funeral Homes

Veterans & Family Memorial Care