James Ward Wells
James Ward Wells, 77, went home to be with the Lord Friday, April 19, 2013, near his home in Ashton, Ontario, Canada. Born Sept. 25, 1935 in Cullman County, Alabama to Esther Moore and Grier Wells. He attended Logan School, proudly served in the U.S. Navy 1954-1957, and graduated from the University of Florida. He belonged to the true church of all believers in Jesus Christ. He was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Farmers. He was a retired cattle farmer and loved to sing, hunt and fish. In recent years, he spent winters at his home in Michie, Tenn. He had a big smile, a huge laugh and a gift for making friends where ever he went.
Jim is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Forley Wells; sons, James (Nancy) Wells of Wilmington, N.C., and Reef (Vangie) Wells of Pinellas Park, Fla.; daughter, DeeLarue (Jim) Cox of Collierville, Tenn.; stepchildren, Roger McIlmoyle and Evelyn James of Ontario; grandsons, Hunter Boehmer of Park City, Utah, James Ryan Wells of St.Petersburg, Fla., and Travis James of Ontario; seven stepgrandchildren; and many loving cousins and friends.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at Moss-Service Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with burial following in Logan Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Logan Baptist Church, Logan, Ala.
James Ward Wells
Pamela Carter Sanderson
Pamela Carter Sanderson, 62, of Beaverton, Ala., passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield, Ala.
Edith Wilkins Farmer
Funeral services for Edith Wilkins Farmer, 90, of Addison will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Nichols Funeral Home, Robert Partridge officiating, with burial in Kemp Cemetery.
Frances Britt Smith
Funeral services for Frances Britt Smith, 85, of Rock Springs community in Blount County will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Antioch Baptist Church, the Rev. Jerry Hackney officiating, with burial in Rock Springs Cemetery.
William Ross Baker
William Ross Baker, 82, left this world, finished his race and passed through the gates of Glory, Monday, July 28, 2014. He heard those precious words from Christ, “Well done, good and faithful servant, enter into the Glories of the Lord.”
Arrests, incidents reports for July 25-27, 2014
Here is a look at the incidents that were reported to the Cullman City Police Department for Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
- Susan Melissa Neck Werner
- Carlton Eugene Stafford
Carlton Eugene Stafford
Carlton Eugene Stafford, 82, of Cullman passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He was born April 14, 1932, James and Mary Katherine Brown Stafford. Mr. Stafford was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was the original owner of Carlton’s restaurant.
Susan Melissa Neck Werner
Susan Werner died Monday, July 21, 2014, as a result of an apparent fall at her home in Gainesville, Florida. Susan grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, and, after graduation from FSU, spent many years in Cullman, where she taught elementary school and received a master’s degree from UAB. While in Cullman, she married Robert Werner and helped run a family retail business.
Melissa Gail Hyde
Funeral services for Melissa Gail Hyde, 36, of Vinemont will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Moss-Service Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Round Top Cemetery in Morgan County.
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