James C. “Jimmy” Wells, 67, of McGehee, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017 at UAMS in Little Rock.
He was born April 12, 1950 in Monticello to the late Ralph Nelson Wells and Francis Pearl Russell Wells.
He was a self-employed carpenter and was a Christian of the Assembly of God faith. He was a Godly man, reading the Bible every morning and enjoyed gospel music. He will be dearly missed. Jimmy was an avid outdoorsman, fishing, hunting and other outdoor activities. He was a very family oriented man, enjoying his wife and boys and especially his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one brother, Charles Wells.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Marsha Oswald Wells of McGehee; three sons, Nicky Wells of Fayetteville, Nelson Wells and wife Roseanne of Lake Village and Brian Wells and wife Jennifer of Cabot; six grandchildren, Sabrina, Shelby, Gavin, Jagger, Grant and Emeline; one great-grandchild, Carmen; two brothers, Ralph Wells and wife Frances and Bobby Wells and wife Earlene both of Monticello; one sister, Brenda Noble and husband Ronnie of Tillar.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial to follow in Union Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday prior to service at the funeral home.