Jimmy Wells, 67, of Blytheville passed away Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. He was born April 1, 1952, in Blytheville and was the son of Willie James and Lula Lewis Wells. Jimmy was of the Baptist faith and was a member of New St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Jerry Wells and Willie Wells, Jr., and one sister, Paulette Walker.
Jimmy leaves to forever cherish his memory, sons, Africa (Farrah) Wells, Carlos Wells (Amber Ramos), all of Blytheville; daughters, Robbie-Wells (Cedric) Junearick of Madison, Ala., and Ebony -Wells (William) Brown of Blytheville; his loving companion, Karen Duncan of the home; brothers, James (Barbara) Wells, Benny Wells, his twin brother Johnny (Faye) Wells, Cordell Wells, Billy Joe Wells, Charles (Debra) Wells, and Danny Wells all of Blytheville; sisters, Nancy (Curtis) Jackson of Blytheville, Mary Jane Wells of San Antonio, Texas, Linda ( John) Tally of Little Rock and Sharon Luster of Blytheville; 22 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
Visitation will be held Saturday, March 7, from 5-7 p.m. in the chapel of McDonald-Horne Funeral Home, 1207 South Division Street, Blytheville.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, March 8, at 2 p.m. at New St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 515 East Sawyer Street, Blytheville. Pastor Clark Phillips will deliver the eulogy with burial to follow in Gethsemane Gardens Cemetery.
McDonald-Horne Funeral Home is in charge of all services and arrangements.