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Dorothy Geneva Wells

Dorothy Geneva Wells, 81, went to be with her Lord on April 2, 2011 in Pikeville.

She was born Dorothy Geneva Pollock on January 28, 1920 in Sherburne, New York, to Francis Pollock and Mildred Wilcox Pollock, the eldest of six children. She grew up in the Sherburne and Smyrna, New York, area and lived there most of her life. In August of 1994, she moved to Pikeville with her daughter and son-in-law, where she spent the remainder of her years.

She spent most of her adult life as a homemaker and enjoyed spending her time with family and friends. She loved cooking, country music, singing on the karaoke, and entertaining her grandchildren in her home. She enjoyed going to the Pikeville Senior Citizens Center, where she made several friends, and had fun playing various card games in the tournaments.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Howard Foster and second husband Clesson Wells, both of Smyrna, New York; brother Henry Pollock of Pekin, Illinois; brother Harvey Pollock, and sister Ruth Pollock, both of Norwich, New York.

She is survived by one sister, Betty Barker of Sherburne, New York; one brother, George Pollock of Springfield, Missouri; her daughter, Patricia Law, son-in-law Lauren Law, grandson Chad Cosens, great granddaughter Dana Holloway (Travis), great-granddaughter Renee Cosens, and great-great-grandson Raylan Holloway, all of Pikeville. She is also survived by grandson Bruce Cosens, great-grandson Matthew Cosens, and great-granddaughter Emma Cosens, all of Sherburne, New York. She had several nieces and nephews in New York, Missouri, Illinois, Vermont, and Pennsylvania. 

Her wish was to be cremated and a gathering at the Pikeville Funeral Home in Pikeville is planned on Thursday, April 7 at 1:00 p.m. A memorial service officiated by Bro. Mike Stanifer will directly follow at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.

A graveside service at Sheds Cemetery in Sheds, New York, to be determined on a later date.  

Arrangements were made by Pikeville Funeral Home in Pikeville. 

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