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Jim R. Wells

March 23, 1947October 10, 2020
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Jim R. Wells , age 73, passed away at his home with his wife Mary beside him on Saturday, Oct 10, 2020. Jim was born in Shaw, Mississippi on March 23, 1947. He spent most of his youth and young adult life living in the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Jim was drafted by Uncle Sam and served 3 years in the Army, going through training at Ft Polk, LA. He was then sent to Okinawa, Japan for 2 years, Returning to White Sands, New Mexico ending his call to duty. After serving his country, Jim , was employed by Southwestern Bell and AT&T, a total of 20 yrs. After being laid off he ventured into starting his own communication company, Tritec Communications. In 2017, Jim decided to retire to enjoy a more relaxing life. He finally had time for his hobbies which included beautiful woodworking projects, remodeling his home and helping others with their remodeling; when possible rebuilding his 1986 Monte Carlo, but his favorite pastime was spending time with his five grandchildren. Surviving this wonderful man is his loving wife of forty eight years Mary Anne; daughters Jennifer Villarreal & husband Willie; Stefanie Aguilar & husband George; sister Diane Hinton & husband Sammy, Sonia Brewer; brother Roy Wells. He is also survived by his beloved grandchildren, Julian Villarreal, Isabelle Villarreal, Alyssa Wells, Angelene Gonzales, George Aguilar Jr. and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Melton and Marie Wells, sisters Ruth Fratesi & Virginia Pennix, brothers, John Wells & Dean Wells. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, October 19, 2020 at 11:00 A.m. at Advantage Funeral Home, 7010 Chetwood Dr. Houston, Texas 77081. In lieu of flowers the Wells family kindly request donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s organization www.stjude.org .

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    Monday, October 19, 2020

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Hazel Wells Revis

October 17, 2020

I met Jim in 1961. His brother John Sr. and I were going to a drive-in theater we stopped by a sister's house and picked Dean and Jim up to go with us. That is where we had our first pizza, we had heard about it but we had never eaten Pizza until that night. It was delicious. Jim was a very polite well-mannered young man, a great friend and a wonderful brother-in-law and I know that he loved his family. I'm sorry for the loss of Jim, may God's promise of eternal life be a comfort to you and the loss of your dear loved one. Mary Ann you and your family are in my prayers I pray for comfort and strength during this difficult time. Love you all Hazel

Kristy Garcia

October 17, 2020

I was abel to meet this great father ,grandfather,and husband 20 years ago when I meet his daughter Stefanie and was blessed to have been able to meet this great family. Mr Wells was indeed a one of a kind and he will be truly missed by all that were able to have met him.I love u Stefanie and your family very much and having to have you and them in my life was the true blessing.He will forever be missed. Kristy

Mark & Tammy Lyons

October 16, 2020

RIH Jim. Such a sweet man . He always could make you smile. He will be missed. Definitely one of a kind. He is a much better place and no more suffering. Our thoughts and prayers are with Mary the girls and the grandkids. We love you all so much.

Juanita Hood

October 15, 2020

Jim will be missed by all who knew him. Jim was a special. kind, caring, loving man and wonderful friend. He was always there to help anyone with anything. I don’t think Jim knew the word no when asked for assistance and Jim knew the answers to everything I ever asked him for help with after my husband died in 2012.
He was devoted to Mary and his family.
Jim was one of a kind. Rest In Peace my friend.

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