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Glenn Edward Wells (1925-2007)

My uncle, Glenn Edward Wells, a fourth great-grandchild of Samuel and Sobriety BUNKER Williams, died June 5, 2007 in Bakersfield, Kern Co., California. He was the only son of Frank and Verna WINSLOW Wells, born March 5, 1925 in Traver, Tulare Co., California.

His family moved to Bakersfield when he was just a toddler. He attended several local schools and East Bakersfield High School until he joined the U.S. Navy in 1942.Glenn Wells married Lorraine Lee January 18, 1948 in Bakersfield, Kern Co., California. He had worked for the Southern Pacific Railway eight years before joining Carpenters
Local 743 in May 1953 and is a 50-plus year member. He worked on many projects including a lot of the freeway overpasses in the Bakersfield area, and countless housing tracts.

Survivors include his wife; two of his three sons, Frank and Randy Wells; daughters-in-law, Debbie, Lela and Sandra; three sisters, Wilma Detling of Pleasanton, California, and Edna Valdez and Evelyn Weaver, both of Bakersfield; and many grand and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews..He was preceded in death by son Donald Trent Wells; great-grandson, Roderick Scott-Pugh;and parents, Frank William and Verna Winslow Wells.

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