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March 04, 2024

Hattie Marie Mays Wellman

Hattie Marie Mays Wellman

Hattie Marie Mays Wellman

Hattie Marie Mays Wellman, 92, of Stony Point, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016, at Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell, after a lengthy illness.

Hattie was born May 23, 1924, in Alexander County, daughter of the late William Mays and Nola Johnson Mays. She was a retired bookkeeper, and member of The Eastern Stars. She was also a member of Philadelphia United Methodist Church and the Altar Guild.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard L. Wellman Sr.; four brothers, Talley Mays, Hobert Mays, Conley Mays, and Curlee Mays; and a sister, Lois Mays Barker.

Left to cherish her memory are two sons, John Edward Wellman and Howard “Shug” Wellman, Jr., both of Stony Point; a daughter, Diane Howard of Baltimore, Maryland; seven grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Philadelphia United Methodist Church. Rev. Vance Hunt and Rev. Kristy Burnette will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m., prior to the service, at the church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Condolences may be e-mailed to the Wellman Family by visiting our website at

Chapman Funeral Home is assisting the family of Hattie Mays Wellman.

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