Vera Vivian Long Jones Wells

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Vera Vivian Long Jones Wells

Vera Vivian Long Jones Wells, age 98 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014, at Autumn Leaves Nursing Home in Winnfield.

Mrs. Wells was the oldest living member and charter member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she served for many years as Church Secretary. She was a member of DAR the Auxillary VFW, a Girl Scout Leader, and a member of the Happy Homemakers Club.

Born Thursday, August 12, 1915 in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was the daughter of the late John Norris Long and the late Josie Wright Long. She was the wife of the late Tuley J. Wells.

Those left to cherish her memory are son, Dr. Johnny Jones, Veterinarian and wife Mona of Ball, brother, Joseph Norris Long of Shreveport; Grandchildren, Joy Jones Montiville and husband Bobby, Deville, Tuley Filmore Jones and wife Donna, Ball, Sandra Jones Pantfoeder and husband Joe, Pineville, 10 Great Grandchildren 7 Great Great Grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews

She was also preceded in death by her brother, J. W. Long, sisters, Yvonne Long Atkins and Annie Long Sasser, granddaughter, Voncille Jones Cunningham, and great great grandson, Dillan Ray Stinson.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Calvary Baptist Church with the Reverends Norris Curry and Duane Moreno officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield.

J. Lynn Atkins, Monty Atkins, Mike Atkins, Roger Long, Tim Long, Joey Long and Gary Long will serve as pallbearers. Orville Allbritton will serve as an honorary pallbearer.

The family will receive friends from 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Southern Funeral Home. Friends may also visit with the family at Calvary Baptist Church on Thursday from 9:30 AM until service time.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


Funeral Home
Southern Funeral Home Winnfield - Winnfield
202 E. Lafayette St.  Winnfield, LA 71483
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Published in The Town Talk on Apr. 30, 2014
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