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Cleta "Jean" Wells

March 8, 1939 — July 13, 2022

Cleta “Jean” Wells, age 83, of Mansfield, TX, went to rest in the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

Jean loved shopping for purses, shoes, and jewelry.  She enjoyed playing cards and shuffleboard with her friends at The Summit and spending time with her “Forever Friends.”  She enjoyed eating out and traveling.  She loved her friends and family fiercely and never hesitated to be there for them.

She was born March 8, 1939, in Paris, TN to the late William Lemuel Richardson and the late Jennie Mae Medlock Richardson.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Howard; son, Kip; sister, Saline and twin sister, Jane; and four brothers, Kenneth, Harwell, VB and Basil.

She leaves behind her daughters, Kim Dennis and husband Tim, and Tabitha McKinsey and husband Chris; grandchildren, Caleb Dennis, Eliana and Isabella Schwark, Tanner and Jordan McKinsey, brother, Warren Richardson and wife Kay, and sister Wilma Bomar and husband James.

The family will receive guests from 6-8 pm on Friday July 22 at Jaynes Funeral Home Duncanville, TX. Funeral Services will be at 2 pm, Saturday July 23, also at Jaynes.

A second visitation will be held at Ridgeway Funeral Home, Paris TN, August 6, 11 am -1 pm, followed by a graveside service at Memorial Cemetery at 1:30 pm, Paris, TN.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, August 6, 2022

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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Graveside Service

Saturday, August 6, 2022

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

Memorial Cemetery, Paris


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