Donna Marie Branscum Wells

Donna Marie Branscum Wells, 68, of Ravenden Springs, Ark., passed away peacefully at home on Monday, December 24, 2018.

Donna was born on September 30, 1950, in Ash Flat, Ark., to Joseph Eldon and Oneta Ellis Branscum.

On October 8, 1966, in Walnut Ridge, Ark., Donna married the love of her life, Millard Monroe Wells. They were married for 52 years.

Donna was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, aunt, cousin, and friend. She was a long-time member of the Bethany Church of Christ.

Donna is preceded in death by her father, Joseph Eldon Branscum; son, Tim Wells; brother, Arlis Branscum; sisters, Diane McCullum, Penny Collins, and Lisa Patterson; and nieces, Jody McCullum and Jamie Ashford.

Donna is survived by her husband of 52 years, Millard Monroe Wells of the home; mother, Oneta Branscum of Ravenden Springs; son, Waymon Wells of Ravenden Springs; brother, Joe (Linda) Branscum of Ravenden Springs; sisters, Kay Honeycutt of Ravenden Springs, Kathy (Gail) Bailey of Ravenden Springs, and Teresa Pontzius of West Plains, Mo.; grandsons, Tyler and Trevor Wells, both of Pocahontas.

All services were held in the chapel of the Fears Family Funeral Home in Pocahontas. Visitation was from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., on Friday, December 28, 2018. Donna’s funeral service began at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, December 29, 2018; with Gerald Fears officiating. Burial followed in the Wells family cemetery near Ravenden Springs.

Honored to serve as pallbearers were Tyler Wells, Trevor Wells, Brandon Bailey, Gail Bailey, Brandon Brown, and Scott Broadway.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

The Star Herald


PO BOX 608

Pocahontas, AR. 72455