LISBON, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Ruth Ann Wells, 77, passed away peacefully at her home Friday, September 15, 2023.

Born July 5, 1946, in Delhi, Louisiana, she was a daughter of the late Wilbert and Sally Mae (Hicks) Boyette.

Ruth was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, loved her family, especially her grandchildren and will be remembered for her generosity.

Left to cherish her memory are her son, Larry (Laura) Wells of Lisbon; her grandchildren, Andrea (Zack Cramer) Belden Poling and Josh Wells; as well as her great-granddaughter, Isabella Poling; great-grandnieces and nephews, Brooklyn and Braiden Fowler, Krystal and Tiffany Fowler and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey (Pete) Wells and a son, Joshua Wells.

There will be a private memorial service.

Arrangements are in the care of the Weber Funeral Home. Condolences can be sent at

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A television tribute will air Monday, September 18 at the following approximate times: 6:47 a.m. on WYTV, 9:43 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.