Patty Jo Wells-Humphrey

January 11, 1942January 8, 2021

Patty Wells-Humphrey was born January 11, 1942 to Herschel and Grace (Taylor) Quinn in Moberly, MO. Later in life, the Quinn family relocated to Des Moines, IA where Patty attended East High School. Patty then moved to Davenport, IA in 1966.

Patty was employed with the Davenport School System as a Para-Educator and worked intermittently for the Eastside Development Center for approximately 15 years. She then transitioned to the Davenhill Senior Living Center working as a Dietician. Later in life Patty Jo joined Gospel Mission Temple and dedicated the rest of her life to caring for her children and grandchildren.

Patty loved animals, fishing, watching television and babysitting. She was known for helping others in the community and did not have any respect a person. She found solace in spending time with her family. Patty will always be remembered for her passion for people and her endless love for her family.

January 8, 2021, Patty transitioned from time to eternity and is survived by her children: Royal (Margaret "Kim") Wells, Weena (Dennis) Gibbs, Anita Wells, Alfred Gatewood, Joan Thomas, Chontea (Julian) Young and step daughter Missy (Steve) Lisle; siblings: Zella Williams and Allene Meadors as well as a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Patty was preceded in death by her parents, Herschel and Grace Quinn; siblings, Raydell Quinn, William Quinn, Nathaniel Quinn, Dora Mae James, Mary Frances DeVan, Joan Quinn, and John W. Quinn; and son, Elmer Wells.

Bishop Dr. Jimmie R. Horton Officiating of Gospel Mission Temple

Visitation 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. & PRIVATE Funeral Service Thursday, January 14, 2021 Weerts Funeral Home, 3625 Jersey Ridge Rd, Davenport, IA 52807


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Patty Jo Wells-Humphrey

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Veronica Olmi

January 15, 2021

Will always remember the beautiful smile and distinctive voice that was always full of happiness and laughs. Rest In Peace, 🙏🏽

Chrstine Craig

January 14, 2021

Sending my deepest condolences

Linda cunningham

January 14, 2021

My condolence goes out to you during this most difficult time. Our families grew up together on Sylvan Ave! I remember our experiences of fun, laughter and togetherness!
I pray the Lord will comfort and give you strength. Jesus is our refuge and comforter. Trust, Lean and depend on Him, and He will be there!

God Bless

Steve and Joy Gatewood

January 13, 2021

We are saddened to hear of the loss of your loved one our condolences to the family May she rest in heavenly peace

Tawniece Rudd

January 12, 2021

🌺🌼Lots of neighbor hood kids always hanging out sitting on the porch many nights good memories on sylvan street RIP sweet angel 🖤🌺🌼 I never heard her tell us to go home 🦋

Carolyn Johnson

January 12, 2021

I am so sorry to hear of Ms. Patty Jo’s passing. As a young teen, I would see her in the neighborhood. It was a pleasure seeing her lovely smiling face. My prayers go out to her children and entire family.
Carolyn Johnson