Mrs. Marion Catherine Wells, age 71, of Bonifay, passed away July 10, 2013 at her home. She was born Feb. 20, 1942 in Pensacola, to the late Curtis & Virginia Brock Jernigan. Mrs. Wells was a graduate of PHS, PJC and Troy University achieving her BS degree. She was a long time member of Bethel Primitive Baptist Church. Mrs. Wells worked for 15 plus years teaching with the Holmes County Head Start Program.
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In addition to her parents, Mrs. Wells was preceded in death by a son, Marcus Wells and a brother, John Brock Jernigan.
Mrs. Wells is survived by her husband, Carlton Archie Wells of Bonifay; a daughter, Becky Dunigan and husband Bill of Lynn Haven; a son, Daniel Wells and wife Tara of Bonifay; a daughter-in-law, Wanda Braswell and husband Gary of Bonifay; six grandchildren, Elec Wells, Chelsea Wells, Jennifer Parrott, Katelyn Parrott, Morgann Wells and Makayla Wells; one great-grandson, Sean Bradshaw; a sister, Virginia Smith and husband Doug of Wake Forest, N.C.; a step-brother, Bobby Jernigan of Milton and a host of relative and friends.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2013 at Bethel Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Bobby Willis and Elder J.C. Stanaland officiating. Interment followed in the Bethel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing. Family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday at Peel Funeral Home.
Peel Funeral Home
301 East Evans Avenue
Bonifay, FL 32425
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on July 10, 2013