Hazel Baker Wells

Published 7:58 am Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Feb. 3, 1923 –

March 23, 2012

The funeral service for Hazel Baker Wells, 89, of Bainbridge, was held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 25, 2012, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Wayne McDonald, Rev. Bill McCamon, and Rev. Don Butler officiating.

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Interment was at Roselawn Memory Gardens, with her grandsons serving as active pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to West Street Baptist Church, 1511 S. West St., Bainbridge, GA 39819.

Mrs. Wells was born Feb. 3, 1923 in Owensboro, Ga., the daughter of Charlie Baker and Clifford Farrow Baker. She died Friday, March 23, 2012, at her daughter’s residence in Cordele, Ga. She was a graduate of Crisp East High School, Class of 1941, and worked for many years in the Bainbridge High School lunchroom. Mrs. Wells was a devoted member of West Street Baptist Church in Bainbridge.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Doyce L. Wells; her sister, Frances B. Youngblood; and her brother, Carl D. Baker.

Survivors include her son, Kenneth Wells, and his wife, Gretel, of Woodville, Fla.; her daughters, Margaret Sanders and her husband, Cecil, of Cordele, Theresa Dean and her husband, Steve, of Brinson, and Brenda Dick and her husband, John, of Iron City, Ga.; her grandchildren, Michael Wells and his wife, Sheila, Philip Wells, Becky Perkins, Ann DeVane and her husband, Scott, Chris Sanders and his wife, Marie, Donnie Dean and his wife, Aimee, Len Dean and his wife, Heather, Abbi Bush and her husband, Jake, Jason Dick, and Shelby Dick; her great-grandchildren, Jordan Wells, Amber Wells, Owen Wells, Annabella Wells, Tasha P. Hughes, T. J. Malpass and his wife, Beth, Charly Perkins, Amanda DeVane, Debra Harden and her husband, Tyler, Robert DeVane, Kearstan Sanders, Makenzie Sanders, Kendell Sanders, and Mina Dean; her great-great-grandchildren, James Perkins, Wesley Hughes, Blake Malpass, and Clay Harden.

Ivey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.