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Janie Lightsey Wells

Janie Lightsey Wells

Friday, October 26th, 1923 - Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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Obituary

Funeral services for Janie Lightsey Wells, 96, will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 in the chapel of Hughes & Wright Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the home of Beth Southerland (322 Lakeshore Drive) Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.

Mrs. Wells was born in Cordele, Ga. to Thomas J. Phillips and Julia Bennett Phillips. She is the widow of William Lee Wells. She spent her life working in the family business. She was a member of Cordele First Baptist and attended Antioch Baptist Church.

She is survived by children: Lee Wells and Beth (Charles) Southerland all of Cordele and Janice Lightsey (Clinton) Ivey of Albany, Ga.; her grandchildren: Pam Ivey Sherman, Clinton (Sissy) Ivey, Jr., Jay (Melanie) Ivey, Kelley Southerland, Amy Southerland (Jon) Pierson and Julie Wells (Shawn) Wiley; and nine great-grandchildren. The family would like to especially recognize Denise Walker, a close family friend and Reflections Hospice of Crisp Regional.

Online condolences may be left at www.hughesandwright.com. Hughes & Wright Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with these arrangements.

Contributions can be made to Antioch Baptist Church/Piano Fund, 706 Antioch Rd., Cordele, GA 31015.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    The family will receive friends at the home of Beth Southerland (322 Lakeshore Drive) Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.
  • Service

    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Hughes & Wright Funeral Home
    Address
    1010 East 8th Avenue
    CORDELE, GA 31015
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    Officiant
    Dr. John Smith
  • Interment

    Location
    Sunnyside Cemetery
    Address
    8th Avenue and Hickory Street
    CORDELE, GA 31015
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gloria warren-johnston

Posted at 05:32pm
Janice...my condolence to you and family...just found out late Saturday evening...praying for you and family
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Anna Ward

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With precious memories I will carry with me always, my deepest condolences to the entire family. All my love Emily Smith
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