Daniel Lee Wells Sr.

Published 1:01 pm Monday, April 30, 2018

Daniel Lee Wells Sr., 79, passed away on April 28, 2018.  Dan was the son of the late Nollie Lee and Louise Joyner Wells. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from Smithfield Foods after 47 years to the day.  

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Audrey Virginia Owens Wells; sons Daniel Lee Wells Jr. (Celeste) and David Allen Wells (Tilly); grandchildren, Dustin, Christin, Hannah, Henry, Hesley and Halaina; great-grandson, Jacob; sisters, Ellen Seymour (Don) and Alice Joyner (Sonny); and brother-in-law, James W. Jones.  

Dan was preceded in death by two brothers, Clyde Monroe Wells and Benjamin Wells, and a sister, Pearl Jones.  

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A memorial service will be held on Saturday May 5, 2 p.m. in Smithfield Baptist Church, and burial will be private in Mill Swamp Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the memorial service in the Family Life Center at Smithfield Baptist. 

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Smithfield Baptist Church Building Fund, 100 Wainwright Drive, Smithfield, VA 23430. Online condolences may be registered at www.littlesfuneralhome.com.