Mary Ellen Wells, 70, of Terre Haute passed away Sunday October 11, 2020 in her residence. She was born May 25, 1950 in Terre Haute to Paul Edgar and Margaretta (Bowers) Crabb. Mary is survived by her daughters, Jan DeCarli (Jeremy Pruiett) and Jennifer McClusky (Mike); son, John Custer (Missy); step-son, Robert Wells, Jr.; sister, Becky Smith (Bill); brother, Joe Crabb; grandchildren, Leah Kline (Nate Thompson), Tabitha Harris, Cara Fugate, Mercedes Beasley (Andy Williams), Eric Beasley (Payton Moffitt), Kaylee Beasley (Kenneth Richardson), Jerimiah H, Brittani Cottrell, Taylor Whitney (Walter), Makinzi Custer, Sarah Schnell (Robert). Joe Edmondson, Dusti Wallace, and Megan Howard; great-grandchildren, Gracelynn Day, Carsyn Day, Sutton Brewer, Matthew Hallman, Alyson Howard, Evie H. and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Robert Eugene Wells, Sr., who died February 21, 2014, sister, Debbie Crabb and brothers, Daniel Shepard and Paul Kenneth Crabb. Mary was a member of Grace Baptist Church and was baptized by Pastor James Haddix. Mary loved fishing. She was a “crazy cat lady” who liked to take in strays. She loved her children and her family. Mary liked to tell jokes, was very friendly and knew all her neighbors. Visitation will be Wednesday October 14, 2020 from 11:00 until 1:00 pm in Samaritan Funeral Home with funeral services at 1:00 pm in the funeral home with Pastor James Neff officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.samaritanfunerals.com
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