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Obituary for Martha Jean Wells

Martha Jean Stiles Francisco Wells, 89, of Franklin, went to be with the Lord, Monday, March 27, 2023.

She was the daughter of the late George and Agnes Angel Stiles. She was a member of Longview Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ross Wells; two daughters, Debbie Griffen, Lori Jordan; brothers, Steve Stiles, Nelson Stiles; sisters, Patsy Drake, Prudence Anderson, and Joanne Hubbs.

She is survived by her children, Beth Francisco of Lucasville, OH, Ricky Francisco of Douglas, GA, Mickey Francisco of Danridge , TN, Danny Francisco of Milton FL, Tony Francisco of Milton FL, Teddy Francisco of Knoxville, TN, Matthew Francisco of Douglas, GA; siblings, Fred Stiles, Becky Holland, Alma Bryson, all of Franklin, Margaret Banks of Fairview, NC, and Dan Stiles of Waynesville, NC. Numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive.

A celebration of life will be held April 15 at 4 p.m. at Longview Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 2p.m. to 4 p.m. at the church. Rev. Johnny Lee will officiate.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Franklin House, 186 One Center Court, Franklin, NC 28734.

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Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.