Gurnie L. Wells PDF Print E-mail

Gurnie Lee Wells, 76, of Newberry, widower of Jimmie Nell Kyzer Wells, died Monday, December 17, 2012, at J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home.

Born on May 26, 1936, in Chester, he was a son of the late James A. and Kate Burns Wells. He owned and operated the Pope Circle Grocery.

Mr. Wells is survived by a son, Shane (Melissa) Wells of Newberry; daughters, Jennifer (Jimmy) Penland of Kinards, Patricia (Craig) Mundy and Diane (Billy) Parker both of Prosperity; sisters, Louise Taylor of Newberry, Daisy Idell Moore and Evelyn McGee both of Rock Hill; brothers, Harry O. Wells of Durham, NC and Dan F. Wells of Jalapa; grandchildren, Brad Mullins, Shannon Hamilton, Brandon Mundy, Summer Irons and Autum Irons; great-grandchildren, Torie Hamilton and Corey Sease. He was predeceased by sisters, Sarah Burris and Frances Garnell Gardner and brothers, James E. Wells and Sam Robert Wells.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 pm Friday, December 21, 2012, at Bush River Baptist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Brian Preston. The family will be at the home of Shane and Melissa Wells, 3950 Bush River Road, and will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00- 8:00 pm at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Bush River Baptist Church, 8953 Bush River Road, Newberry, SC 29108.

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#12 Shane Wells 2015-12-16 22:27
It's been 3yrs dad since you passed and I think about you every day it's been so hard without you I love you and miss you so much. Can't wait to the day when I can see you and mom again. Gone but never forgotten. Love You Always
#11 dianecoickrell 2012-12-20 23:54
dad miss u so much but i am glad u are at peace u want be suffing but that don't mean i won't miss u and i love u very mch tell mom i love her and miss her very much please take care of one of anther because of the love u have for her and the love she has for u u will always be in my heart everday u will be in my thoughts love u please give mom a hug snd kiss for me please see if u see roxie but i know u have because she iswith mom tell her i miss her too remember she loves to be loved on love u all and lve u all
#10 James&Darlene Tobias 2012-12-19 22:49
Sorry to hear about your Father, he was a good man,prayers & thoughts are with you.
#9 Richard Poole 2012-12-19 14:19
Very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
#8 jennifer wells penland 2012-12-19 10:51
daddy i love and miss you so much but i know you're with mom now and you're happy but i feel so lost without you and mom please watch over us and i'll see you soon god i love and miss you so much.
#7 Coroner Craig Newton 2012-12-19 09:12
Our prayers and thoughts are with you all during this difficult time. I am truly honored that I could call Gurnie a good friend. He always had a smile on his face, putting others before self. He will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. May God bring you peace.

Robyn and Craig Newton
#6 Sally Cockrell 2012-12-19 04:34
I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Gurnie, I enjoyed chatting with him during his visits to the store. Your parents were always so much fun to talk with, I am so saddened that they are no longer with us. My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this heartbreaking time.
Sally Crossland Cockrell
#5 Donna White 2012-12-18 17:48
So sorry to here adout Mr. Gurnie. I think of the good times we all had growing up together. Love you all. Donna
#4 Mary Jo L. Piester 2012-12-18 15:18
We are sorry for you alls loss. Our thoughts and prayers to Mr. Gurnie's children and grandchildren. May you find comfort and grace in the Lord today and the days ahead. God Bless You All ~ William & Mary Jo L. Piester, Billie L. Lominick, and Brooks, Zackery, Jayden, & Xander DeLoach
#3 Fred Ballentine 2012-12-18 12:51
Shane & Family,
So sorry to hear of Mr. Gurnie's passing. May God comfort you and your family during this most difficult time.
#2 Lynn Wessinger 2012-12-18 10:29
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad and granddad. We pray that precious memories will hold you tightly during this difficult time and give you the strength you need in the days to come. Our hearts and prayers are with you all.
Lynn and Larry Wessinger
#1 Wilson Senn 2012-12-17 23:52
Gurnie was always so much fun to hang out with at the stores. We always thought so much of my parents and me and we thought the same of Jimmie Nell and him, I extend my sympathy to all of his family and friends during this difficult time.