- Deborah F. Kells, 64, died October 18, 2016, at a Bangor hospital. She was born April 13, 1952, in Hartland, a daughter of John and Velma (Gifford) Johnson. She attended Beal's Business College in Bangor.
Deborah had been employed as a spinner at Eastland Woolen, Forest Yarns, and Guilford Industries. She loved to camp and ride 4-wheelers. She was an avid reader and above all else loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Paul, Sr.; a son, Paul Kells, Jr. and fiancée Amy Burke and her girls, Alexis and Cassandra of Dexter; 2 daughters, Karrie and husband Allen Bemis of Corinna, and their sons, Zachary and fiancée Faith Henderson and their child Mariah Bemis; and Brandon Bemis, and Tami Kells of West Virginia; a brother; a sister; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be private. A graveside funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, October 21st 2016, at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Stetson, with Pastor Rick Ames officiating. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal Funeral Chapel, 68 Exeter Road, Corinna. Those who wish may leave written tributes at