Wells, Wayne (Ringgold)

Monday, February 11, 2019
Wayne Wells, 83, went to his forever home with his Lord and Savior on February 7, 2019, at his home in Ringgold.

Wayne was the son of the late Raymond and Addie Lee Wells.  He was also preceded in death by his only brother, Raymond V. Wells, Jr. and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Melvin and Lucille Cowart.

He was a member of Mission Glen Baptist Church and Mountain City Corvette Association, was a retired machinist of U.S. Pipe and part-time tow-truck driver for Alvin Worley and Sons.

His passions in life were his daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, spending family vacations at the beach and hanging out with his beloved corvette family. He will be remembered by his quick wit and sense of humor by all who knew him.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Jo Ann Wells; daughters, Diane Steele (Dan Elkins), of Woodstock, Kim James (Phil), of Spring Hill; grandson, Justin Salter (Jamie) and children, Claire and Ingrid, of Knoxville; grandaughters, Brandye Sitton (Eric) and children, Jackson and Braden, of Winchester, Va. and Summer James (Grant Martin) and children, Natalie, Emma, Reese and baby boy, of Brentwood, Tn.  He is also survived by sister-in-law, Joyce Wells; niece, Cindy Wengert; and nephews, Vic and Steve Wells.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday in the funeral home chapel, with Pastor Steve Wells officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mission Glen Baptist Church, P.O. Box 277, Rossville, Ga 30741.

A special thanks to caregivers of Hospice of Chattanooga and to special friend and caregiver, Candace McCutchines.

Visit www.heritagebattlefield.com to view the memorial tribute and share words of comfort with the family.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

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