LOUDONVILLE — Irene M. Wells Bemiller, 89, of Loudonville, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, in Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville, following an extended illness. Mrs. Bemiller was born June 10, 1922, in Knox County and was the daughter of the late Charles and Daisy (Wells) Davis. She was a 1940 graduate of Danville High School and had lived in Loudonville most of her life. Irene had been a clerk with the former Big Plus Store in Loudonville and the former Scheck’s IGA of Loudonville. She was a charter member of the Loudonville Church of the Nazarene. On June 12, 1941, she married Leonard Wells, who died Feb. 15, 1982, and on Oct. 18, 1992 she married Brice Bemiller, who died Dec. 17, 2000.
She is survived by two sons, David (Kathleen) Wells of Loudonville, and Eric (Penny) Wells of Lexington; three daughters, Patricia (David) Mowery of Loudonville; Priscilla “Kris” Wells of Sun City Center, Fla. and Pamela Callahan of Mansfield; one stepson, Clarence (Norma) Bemiller of Ashland; three stepdaughters, Josephine Leech of Butler; Wilma Brauchler of Cape Coral, Fla., and Dorothy (James) Bittinger of Butler; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and one brother, Ray Davis of Palm Bay, Fla. She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, four sisters, Mary Swank, Ellen Fliger, Pauline Bemiller and Virginia Stewart; 5 brothers, Roscoe Davis, Delbert Davis, Glenn Davis, John Davis and Burlyn Davis; and three stepdaughters, Vivian Schaffer, Lucy Morrison and Retha Lee.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29th, at 11:00 a.m. in the Loudonville Church of the Nazarene. Burial will follow in Bunker Hill Cemetery, Butler. Friends may call Monday, from 4-6 p.m. at the Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home, 123 N. Market St., Loudonville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of the Nazarene, 509 N. Union St., Loudonville, OH 44842. Online condolences may be left for the Bemiller family at www.byerly-lindsey.com.