Lena Faye Cook Wells, age 59, of Somerset, passed from this life on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center.

She was born on April 14, 1958 in Whitley City, KY, daughter of the late William McKinley and Mary Estine Branscum Cook.

Lena was a member of Cotter Avenue Church of God. When she was a child, she loved singing in church. She still found enjoyment in singing throughout her life, especially while tending to her flower garden. She enjoyed cooking for her family, but most of all, she loved and adored her grandbabies.

She is survived by her husband, Frank Lee Wells, sons; William Cook of Science Hill, Danny (and Brittany Cassidy) Cook, of Science Hill, Dennis Cook of Nancy, and Douglas (and Stephanie) Cook of Somerset, daughters; Doris Lowe of Somerset and Robyn (and Jeremy) Singleton of Somerset, brothers; Bruce Cook, Andrew Cook, Curtis (and Tina) Cook and Glenn (and Dean) Cook, all of Somerset, sisters; Eillen Perkins of Somerset and Eutta Cook of Eubank. She is also survived by sixteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Nathanial Lee Wells, daughter; Samantha Lee Wells; sisters; Wanda Hair, Doris Meece and Eva Church.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 beginning at 10:00 A.M. in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with funeral services to follow at 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Neely’s Creek Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made to the Lena Faye Cook Wells Memorial Fund, C/O Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Ms. Lena Faye Cook Wells.