Josephine (McBrayer) Wells

June 16, 1932 ~ July 19, 2021 (age 89)


Josephine (Jo) McBrayer Wells, 89, of Kannapolis passed away on July 19, 2021. She was born June 16, 1932 in Munition,  West Virginia, a daughter of the late Howard and Effie McBrayer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bervil Wells and a son, Jerry Lee Miller.

Josephine was a faithful member of God’s Church of Faith. She was a Godly woman that loved her Lord and Saviour.

Funeral services will be at  2:00 PM Friday, July 23, 2021 at God’s Church of Faith officiated by Rev. Jeff Upright. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends from  6:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday at Whitley’s Funeral Home.

Josephine is survived by her children, Sharon Miller Brigman (Darrell) of Kannapolis, Lisa Wicker (Ronnie) of Dublin, GA, Ronnie Wells (Patti) of Front Royal, VA, Doug Wells (Lynette) of Eatonton, GA, sisters, Betty Kesterson of Belpre, Ohio and Mary Waters of McConnelsville, Ohio, 14 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and daughters-in-law, Judy Blazek and Cindy Smith.

Memorials may be made to God’s Church of Faith, PO Box 1243 Kannapolis, NC 28082 and/or Hospice of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.

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July 22, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Whitley's Funeral Home

Funeral Service
July 23, 2021

2:00 PM
God's Church of Faith
811 Elm St
Kannapolis, NC 28081


Carolina Memorial Park
Carolina Memorial Park, 601 Mt. Olivet Road
Kannapolis, NC 28083

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