Patricia McCombs Wells



Patricia McCombs Wells, age 88, of Goldsboro, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wheeling, WV to the late Edward M. and Alice McCombs, she was mother to the late Diane Coutts, grandmother of the late Robert Coutts, Jr. and sister to the late, Alicia Caseman. A member of the First Baptist Church, she was the first woman Deacon at Madison Avenue Baptist Church, was a Deacon at First Baptist Church and started a Sunday School Class at The Pines.

A service to celebrate her life will be held Thursday at First Baptist Church at 11:00 am with Rev. Glenn Phillips officiating. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow on Thursday at 2:00 pm at Wayne Memorial Park.

Mrs. Wells is survived by her husband, Albert L. Wells; a son, Michael Wells; a daughter, Cynthia Leonard and husband, Mark; a son in law, Robert Coutts, Sr.; five grandchildren, Melissa Turner, Linley Coutts, Nathan Leonard, Jacob Leonard and Alison Hoyme; and five great grandchildren.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the family and online condolences may be directed to