Cletus Wells


Cletus Wells, 80, was born in Cleveland to the late Martha J. Johnson-Wells and Henry Wells.

He was preceded in death by his  parents; his daughter, Kim Wells; his son, Barry Wells; sisters: Sandra D. Wells, Charlotte Elaine Wells and Connie Faye Ware; and one brother, Edward Tyrone Wells.

Cletus was a member of St. James Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a graduate of College Hill High School. He retired from Bowater Paper Company and was a master gardener that enjoyed growing flowers, he was also a fisherman as well as a hunter.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his sons: David O. (Carolyn) Wells of Douglasville, Ga., Robert and Bernard Cansler, Michael (Sandy) Westfield and Donald Westfield, all of Cleveland; daughter, Myra Westfield of Cleveland; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters: Shirley C., Louvenia C. and Stephanie Wells all of Cleveland, and Marva Keith of Chattanooga; his brothers: Henry O. and Vincent (Renee) Wells of Cleveland; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends; and special friend, Zandra Jackson, who will miss him dearly.

A walk-through visitation will be on today, from 1 until 6 p.m. at the Patton Funeral Home Chapel, 265 Fair St. S.E., Cleveland.

Due to COVID-19, masks are required. The funeral home is asking that the community observe all proper precautions and regulations mandated by the local, state, and federal government in regard to COVID-19.

The family service will be on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at 3 p.m. at the funeral home chapel. Pastor Martha Tibbs of Christian Fellowship Church will be the eulogist.


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