NEW ALBANY – Lloyd George Wells, 89, a retired employee of the Mississippi Forestry Commission, died Monday, May 4, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital, North Mississippi.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Waller Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Church Grove Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home is in charge.
Born in Quitman County, he was a veteran of World War II, where he served in the Marine Corps. He was also retired from the National Guard, and also worked at Kellwood. He attended Northside Baptist Church in New Albany. He was a Mason and enjoyed gardening.
Survivors include his wife, Eula Hall Wells of New Albany; two daughters, Teresa Eichhorn of Ridgeland and Judy Glick of Water Valley; two sons, Billy Wells and George Wells, both of Water Valley; three sisters, Alice Churchill of Water Valley, Pearl Conner and Essie Lee Wells both of Oxford; three brothers, Enos Wells of Humbolt, Tenn., Harold Wells of Phoenix, Ariz., and Buddy Wells of Booneville; 14 grandchildren; 10 stepgrandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ida Mae Wells; one daughter, Brenda Dean; and his brother, James Wells.
Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. today at Waller Funeral Home.
The flag of the United States Marine Corps will be flown at Waller Funeral Home in honor of his service to his country.