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April 2, 2002 -
Dec. 30, 2009

Caroline Casey Wells, 7, of 821 Quarterhorse Road, Princeton received her Heavenly wings Wednesday evening at UNC Children's Hospital in Chapel Hill. Caroline was a gift from God who touched many during her brief life here on Earth.

The daughter of Twyla Casey Wells and twin sister to John Thomas Wells, Caroline was born at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield on April 2, 2002. Challenged by Rett Syndrome (www.rett
syndrome.org) Caroline received her education and therapeutic interventions courtesy of Johnston County Public Schools.

Services to celebrate Caroline's life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Gene Britt, Caroline's great-uncle, and the Rev. Dwayne Batten officiating. Her Christian burial will follow at the Princeton Cemetery.

In addition to her mother and twin brother, Caroline is survived by grandmother Melva "Mimi" Daughtry Casey of the home, grandfather Adam Clifton "Pa" Casey, uncle Craig and aunt Martha Casey, all of Princeton.

Caroline was predeceased by her great-grandmother Mary Jane "Granny" Moore Daughtry in March 2008. Granny along with her precious Mimi played an important role in Caroline's life, showering her with love and affection on a daily basis.

In addition to her family, Caroline was compassionately and lovingly cared for by the nursing staff of Professional Healthcare Incorporated of Raleigh and Coordinated Health of Smithfield, Dr. Kimberly Fox of Sunshine Pediatrics, Goldsboro Pediatrics, UNC physicians Dr. Bennie Joyner, Dr. Terry Noah, Dr. Ceila Loughlin, Drs. Tommy and Ashley Sutton and the entire Pediatric Pulmonology team, Dr. Michael Tennison, Dr. Katherine Freeman, Dr. Joshua Alexander, the 5th Floor Pediatric Nursing staff, Chaplains Ellen, Radley and Lauren, and countless others at UNC Children Hospital to whom the family would like to extend the sincerest appreciation and gratitude.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday at Casey Funeral Home, 105 East First Street, Princeton.

Floral tributes are welcome or the family suggests memorial contributions
to the Caroline Casey
Wells Memorial Fund c/o
Johnston Community College Foundation, P.O. Box 2350 Smithfield, NC 27577.

Condolences may be made to the family caseyfuneral


Published in Obituaries on January 1, 2010 11:45 AM