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Jimmy R. Wells


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Jimmy R. Wells, 86, passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2021, at Sunset Villa Nursing Home after a brief illness. Honoring Jimmy’s wishes, no services will be held. Please take a moment and share a fond memory or kind expression of sympathy for Jimmy’s family at www.andersonbethany.com.

On October 27, 1934, Jimmy was born to Perry Wells and Cora Quattlebaum Wells in Oliver, GA. He was the beloved husband of Barbara Ann Royer Wells whom he married on April 14, 2000. Prior to retirement, Jimmy worked for the insurance industry, at Glover’s Meat Packing, Co., and handled numerous accounts for Ray Bell Oil Co. He will be remembered as being an avid deer hunter and fisherman.

Jimmy is survived by his spouse, Barbara Royer of Roswell NM; son, Roger Wells and wife Carol of Midland TX; daughter, Diana Lucero and husband Larry of Albuquerque NM; Barbara’s daughter, Michele Royer of Roswell NM; six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; brother, Frederick (Sam) Wells and wife Margorie of Farmington NM; sister, Shelby Waters of Jacksonville, FL; as well as six nieces, five nephews, thirteen grandnieces, and seven grandnephews.

Preceding Jimmy in death are his parents, Perry Wells and Cora Ellen Quattlebaum Wells, and Stepfather, Alford (Burke) Burkhalter; two twin boy great-grandsons; sister, Linda Stillwagon of Savannah GA; brother, Perry Wells of Jessup GA; and one great-nephew.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Jimmy’s honor to the Assurance Home at https://assurancehome.org/make-a-donation-today/ or a charity of your choice.

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