Mildred Jeanette Wells

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Mildred Jeanette Wells, 81, of Paragould, formerly of Leachville, the widow of Charles Edward Wells, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born in Tupelo, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Amory and Louise Ramsey Williams and had been a longtime Paragould resident. She was retired from Tenneco Automotive and a longtime member of Rosewood Baptist Church in Paragould.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two brothers, Vernon Williams and Estus Williams, and a daughter, Sherry Lynn Johnson.

She is survived by her son, Jimmy Dale Williams of Paragould; her daughter, Susan Gillette and husband Phil of Little Rock; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, in the Howard Funeral Chapel in Leachville with the Rev. Heath Vines officiating. Burial will follow in the Leachville Cemetery. Pallbearers are Joshua Johnson, Garrett Horton, Chris Gillette, James Hale, Andy Runyan and Walter Johnson.

The family will receive visitors from 11 a.m. until service time Thursday.

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