William Faulkner’s Niece Passes Away

Dean Faulkner Wells, the last surviving immediate family member of William Faulkner passed away on Wednesday in Oxford, Mississippi. She had stroke complications according to one source. Mrs. Wells was 75 years old and in March had just published her autobiography titled “Every Day By The Sun: A Memoir of the Faulkner’s of Mississippi”. The book is about her memories of Oxford and growing up as a Faulkner.

St. Peter’s Cemetery will be putting on a grave side service on Friday, July 29th.

Rest in Peace Dean Faulkner Wells.

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