Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


December 14, 2012

Kenneth Wells

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Kenneth Wells, age 75, of Jacksonville, are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sat., Dec. 15,  at Autry Funeral Home chapel, Jacksonville with Rev. David Jimerson officiating.

Burial will be held at Jarratt Cemetery, Jacksonville.

Mr. Wells passed away Wed., Dec. 12, 2012 in Jacksonville.

He was born Oct. 9, 1937 in Cherokee County.

Mr. Wells was a Baptist, retired service assistant at Rusk State Hospital, a member of the Volunteer Auxiliary of ETMC, a graduate of Jacksonville High School and Jacksonville College, and a former music director at local churches for many years.

He is preceded in death by his wife Barbara Wells and father Grady Lester Wells.

Survivors include his  mother Vergie Odessa Wells,  daughters Cheryl Yvonne Standley of Jacksonville, Lori Renee Stark of Rowlett, and Stephanie Elaine Piombino of Lewisville; son Gary Lloyd Wells of Flower Mound; sisters Joyce Marie Gray of Troup and Karen Gail Jimerson of England, AR; brother Roger “Rocky” Wells of Houston; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation with the family will be from 6 -8 p.m., Fri., Dec.14,  at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.

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