TRUMANN - Wells Miller Dungan, 86, of Trumann departed this life Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
He was born in Jonesboro and lived most of his life in Trumann.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dora E. Carr Dungan, his dad, John Wells Dungan, and his mother, Vera Miller Dungan.
He is survived by one daughter, Vera E. Dungan of Trumann; one son, Thomas W. (Claudia) Dungan of Edinburgh, Scotland; a grandson, Max Dungan of Edinburgh; two brothers, Mike (Effie) Dungan of Trumann and Gary (Nancy) Dungan of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Tracie Dungan of Fayetteville and Tammie (Ronnie) Harper of West Plains, Mo.; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Wells graduated from Trumann High School in 1953. He was a Wildcat football player and class treasurer.
He enjoyed duck hunting, fishing and being with his group of friends.
As a member of the Boy Scouts of America, He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and the Order of the Arrow.
He attended college in Auburn, Ala. He was a United States Navy veteran from 1954 to 1958.
After the Navy, he settled in Atlanta where he met and married Dora E. Carr.
They returned to Trumann with their family in 1976, where he took over Dungan Brothers Furniture from his Dad.
In his later years, he enjoyed going to ballgames, estate sales and auctions.
He still went to the store every day enjoying staying busy. He went for coffee with his brother Mike and a small group of friends.
He was well-liked and respected in the community and willing to give anyone a helping hand when needed. He will be greatly missed.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Thompson Funeral Home. A celebration of life will follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Jernigan officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please send lasting memorials to First United Methodist Church, 113 N. Parkview Drive, Trumann 72472.
Online registry: www.thompsonfuneralhome.net