John D. Wells


John D. Wells, 70, of Jasper, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at his residence.

Family will be receiving friends Wednesday, December 5, 2018, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., at New Prospect Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m., at New Prospect Baptist Church, with Kilgore-Green Funeral Home directing. Burial will be at Samaria Cemetery. The Rev. Scott Stewart will officiate. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel S. Wells and Annie Lou Sherer Wells; siblings, Charles Wells, Dorothy Wells Redmill, Donald Wells, and Lawrence Wells.

He is survived by his wife, Joni Wells; Children, Anna Wells and her fiancé Riley Shelnutt, Joseph Lowe, Chris Lowe and Jeremy Lowe; grandchildren, Kendall Lowe and Rylee Lowe; brothers, Edward Wells (Mary), Sam Wells (Jean); special family members Margaret Swann; “little sister,” Linda Sanford and a host of nieces, nephews and their spouses and friends. 

Pallbearers will be members of the Saragossa Volunteer Fire Department. Honorary pallbearers will be Walker County firefighters from various departments.

Friends may sign the guest register at

Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503