Marilyn Tate Wells Thomas, 74, of Mebane, NC, went home to be with the Lord on June 8, 2019 while at her home surrounded by her family after a long illness. A native of Alamance County, she was preceded in death by her parents, Worth and Maxine (Tate) Wells. She was a graduate of Eastern Alamance High School and retired from Walter Kidde in Mebane.
Marilyn was a member of Cross Roads Presbyterian Church, where she enjoyed singing in the choir. She enjoyed all things crafty, including quilting, sewing, and baking. But her greatest joy came from time spent with her family and close friends. She was a devoted sister, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
She is survived by her loving daughters, Angela Shernock (Shane) and Caroline Willetts (David); four grandchildren, Jordan, K.J., and Sunshine Hayes, and Rebekah Willetts; as well as four great grandchildren. Brothers, James Wells (Barbara), Mike Wells (Nancy), and sister, Debra Wells-Thayer (Gary). Aunt, Betty Rader (Charles) of Alta Vista, VA. And a large extended family.
A memorial service for Marilyn will be held Friday, June 14, 2019 at Cross Roads Presbyterian Church, 3302 NC Hwy 119 North, Mebane NC, 27302. A visitation will be held prior to the service at 11 AM. The service will follow the visitation at 12 PM. Reverend Willie Teague will be officiating.
The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude for the care and compassion of the staff of both Amedysis Hospice and Touched by Angels Home Healthcare II. We will forever be thankful. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marilyn’s name to Amedysis Hospice, 2975 Crouse Lane, Burlington NC, 27215.