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January 1, 2012

C.D. ‘Sonny’ Wells


The Cullman Times

CULLMAN — Funeral services for C.D. “Sonny” Wells, 76, of the Pleasant Grove community in Cullman County, will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, with the Revs. Nathan Chambers and Don Zehr officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church cemetery.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Wells passed away Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church and a lifelong resident of the Pleansant Grove community. He was best know for his entrepreneurship in the agriculture industry and his love of sports.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Calvin E. and Levie (Norris) Wells; brothers: Horace Wells, Price Wells, Erastus Wells and Otis Lee Wells; sisters: Ophelia Holland, Jeanette Rollins and Jackie Sherrill.

Survivors include sons: Randall “Randy” Wells and Calvin D. “Bo” Wells Jr.; daughters: Jolaine Wells, Deann Jackson and Heather Wells (Matt Kilpatrick); grandchildren: Corey (Tara) Gibbs, Dusty (Heather) Gibbs, Nicholas “Nic” (Amanda) Gibbs, Michael Gibbs, Calvin Wells, Kathryne (Chris) Striker, John Paul Wells, Jozi Jackson, Austin Jackson, Brice Wells, Brooklyn Wells, Baylor Wells, and Griffin Kilpatrick.

Pallbearers will be Corey Gibbs, Dusty Gibbs, Nicholas Gibbs, Michael Gibbs, Calvin Wells and Wade Wells.

Visitation will be 5:30-9 p.m. today at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, and Monday, Jan. 2, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the church. He will lie in state at the church from 1-2 p.m.