February 11, 1933 - September 12, 2020
Ms. Etta Ermadene Wells, the daughter of the late William Luther and Amie Lee Petway was born on February 11, 1933 in Wilson County, North Carolina. She departed this life peacefully on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 11:40 a.m. in Jacksonville, FL at the resident that she resided for 41/2 years with her daughter Therease (Ann) Miles after going through a long illness. Etta graduated from Elm City, North Carolina school system and later in her life she pursued a career in the healthcare field. She moved her family to Baltimore, MD in the late 50's and worked as a Nursing Assistant until she was able to retire. For many years, Etta had been a devoted member at Dalton Baptist Church located on Garrison Blvd. for over thirty (30) years until her health began to decline. But that didn't stop her, you would often hear her on the phone having joyful conversations with her family and friends with her outburst contagious laugh. Dearest Mother I feel honored and privileged to have been your daughter You always loved me unconditionally even when I was being difficult I just want you to know that I love you and it sadden me to say good bye And it's very hard for me to let you go I know God is calling you to take you to Paradise I might be sad for some seasons but I know at the end of my life I will see you again We will all miss you forever my Angel!!! Love you always, Ann Etta is the loving & devoted mother of two children; Oris Wells (deceased) and Ann Miles; she have four grandchildren; Marcus Hart, Shakeria Distance, Tyrone Wells and Jessica Wells; Nine great-grandchildren. Out of the eight children that Luther and Amie Petway conceived, remains two surviving sisters; Reva Morris, and Piccolia Ross, and one surviving brother; Donnie Petway. Etta leaves to cherish her memories a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends. All of these she loved and touched deeply.
Ms. Etta Ermadene Wells, the daughter of the late William Luther and Amie Lee Petway was born on February 11, 1933 in Wilson County, North Carolina. She departed this life peacefully on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 11:40 a.m. in Jacksonville,... View Obituary & Service Information
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