Nannie Mae Wells
Born: January 29, 1933 in Springfield, TN
Died: October 6, 2021 in Joliet, IL
Nannie Mae Wells was born January 29, 1933, in Springfield, TN. She was united in marriage to Robert L. Wells and to this union nine children was born.
Nannie moved to Joliet, IL in 1953, She was employed at various places and the Ammunition Plant until closing and later employed with the Barr Family until retirement as lifelong family member. Nannie confessed her life to our Lord and Savior as her refuge at St. John Baptist Church, under the leadership of Rev. Odell Thompson of Joliet.
Nannie transitioned this life, October 6, 2021, in Joliet Hospice, surrounded by her loving family.
Nannie was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Wells; mother, Margaret Johnson; father, Dave Lockett, two children Anthony and Patricia Wells and one great-grandson, Daniel D. Sanders.
Nannie leaves to cherish seven children; Victoria Carter, Robert G. Wells, Geraldine Wells, Pamela Warner, Janice (Ronald) Wilder, Phillip Wells and Daniel (Barbara) Wells all of Joliet; 13 grandchildren, Scott Wells, Shawn and Christopher Carter, Kenya and Kimberly Travis, Rhonda, Tameka, Yvonne Wilder, Sharonda (Keon) Wiley, Yolanda (William) Houston, Deontae Robinson, Ronald Jr. (Alexis) Wilder, and Daniel Sanders. 21 great grandchildren and ten great great grandchildren and one bundle on the way.; one sister-in-law, Betty McCullum. She also leaves close relatives, Jerry Johnson of Milwaukee, WI., George and Donna Barr of Illinois, and Gladys Lurry of Joliet, IL and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 14, 2021 from 9:00-11:00 AM at St. John M.B. Church, 104 E. Zarley Blvd., Joliet, IL. Service at 11:00 AM, Rev. R.H. Wilder, officiating. Interment following at Elmhurst Cemetery, Joliet, IL.
Minor-Morris Funeral Home, Ltd.
112 Richards St. (815) 723-1283
Published by The Herald-News from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.