Jimmy Nelson Wells

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GUYTON - Jimmy Nelson Wells, 71, passed away Oct. 16, 2018, at his residence.
The Florida native was a member of Pineora Baptist Church. He retired from Colonial Oil and Biblia Towing Co. as a tug boat captain, which he had been for over 48 years. He dearly loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He truly loved fishing and was a fisher of men.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willard Lee Wells and Helen Lilly Reed Wells; and his first wife, Donna Lynn Snipes Wells.
Survivors include the love of his life, his wife, Susie Wells; daughter, Dana Bland of Guyton; son, Jimmy L. Wells (Ronda) of Guyton; his beloved granddaughters, whom were the apple of his eye, Rachael Howard (Jeff), Rebecca and Jenna Wells, Megan Foster (Michael); great-grandchildren, Levi and Brynn Howard, and Emma Foster; stepchildren, Paulette Thompson, Darlene Miller, Wayne Shuman, Kimberley Newsome, Monaleigh Shuman, and Malynda Baird; step-grandchildren, Matthew, Lindsay, Danielle, Cale, Layne, and Davis; numerous step-great-grandchildren; sisters, Sue, Nancy, and Donna Jane; brother-in-law, Tony; sisters-in-law, Jan and Linda; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Oct. 19, 2018, in the Effingham Chapel of Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral home.
Interment followed in Effingham Memorial Gardens.
Remembrances may be given to Pineora Baptist Church Building Fund, 131 Elkins St., Guyton, Ga. 31312.
Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home, Effingham Chapel, 754-6421
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Published in Effingham Herald on Oct. 27, 2018