Mr. John Dewey Wells

April 6, 1948December 2, 2018

John D. Wells, 70, of Jasper, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at his residence.

Family will be receiving friends Wednesday, December 5, 2018, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., at New Prospect Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m., at New Prospect Baptist Church, with Kilgore-Green Funeral Home directing. Burial will be at Samaria Cemetery. Rev. Scott Stewart will officiate.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel S. Wells and Annie Lou Sherer Wells; siblings, Charles Wells, Dorothy Wells Redmill, Donald Wells, and Lawrence Wells.

He is survived by his wife, Joni Wells; Children, Anna Wells and her fiancé Riley Shelnutt, Joseph Lowe, Chris Lowe and Jeremy Lowe; grandchildren, Kendall Lowe and Rylee Lowe; brothers, Edward Wells (Mary), Sam Wells (Jean); special family members Margaret Swann; “little sister,” Linda Sanford and a host of nieces, nephews and their spouses and friends.

Pallbearers will be Saragossa Volunteer Fire Department Members. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Walker County Fire Departments from various Departments.


  • Visitation Wednesday, December 5, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 5, 2018
  • Burial Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Mr. John Dewey Wells

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Frank Brooks

December 4, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss of John. I haven't seen him in years but remember him well.

Linda Stephan

December 4, 2018

We were so saddened to hear about John. Know that we can't make your pain go away but please know that I am here with a shoulder or an ear or anything else that you might need.
With love at this sad time,
Linda and Todd