George Wells

George Wells, 72, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at his home in the Burks Hollow Community.  He was born in Birmingham, AL. and was the son of the late George L. Wells, Sr. and Edith Simmons Wells.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia Bowman Wells of the Burks Hollow Community; children, Brian (Char) Wells of Woodbury, Melissa Wells of Iola, TX. and Tracey Wells of Decatur, IL.; stepchildren, Rhonda (Brian) Perry and Greg Campbell both of Christiana and Jeff (Brandy) Campbell of Bradyville; sisters, Carol (Richard) Kretzschmar of Galveston, TX., Darla (Les) Paschall of Magnolia, TX. and Treasia (Scott) Runestrand of Spring, TX.; 8 grandsons, Arjun Vashist, Noah Massey, Aaron, Nathaniel, Jefferson and Coleman Campbell, Trevor and Trent Perry and 4 granddaughters, Ashley Wells, Faith Vashist, Georgia and Elizabeth Barrett.

A member of the Big Creek Baptist church in Christiana, Mr. Wells was also a veteran where he served in the United States Air Force.  George owned and operated George Wells Automotive.  He loved working on any vehicle and being a mechanic.

Funeral services will be 2 pm Monday, August 8, 2022 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Anderson officiating.  Interment will follow in Thyatira Cemetery.

Visitation with his family will be Monday, August 8, 2022 from 10:00 am until the time of his service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to help his family with funeral expenses.

Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311.  To leave condolences and memories for his family, please visit