Obituaries for Fri., Dec. 9

Published 12:00 am Friday, December 9, 2011


Ned H. Wells, 88, of Opp, died Wed., Dec. 7, at his residence in Andalusia.

Graveside services will be held today, Fri., Dec. 9, at 11 a.m., from the Pigeon Creek Baptist Church Cemetery above Red Level. His son-in-law George Payne will deliver the eulogy.

Mr. Wells spent most of his adult life in Opp, and he was the director of plant operations at Mizell Memorial Hospital for more than 40 years.

Survivors include his daughter and son in law, Dr. Kathy and George Payne of Andalusia, and his grandchildren, John Christian Payne and Anna Rebecca Payne.

Pallbearers will be Ron Taylor, Rudon Taylor, Ronnie Taylor, Don Pridgen, Allen Miller and Verlon Cotter.

Mizell Memorial Hospital was very near and dear to Mr. Wells, and the family has requested that all memorials be made in his memory to the Mizell Memorial Hospital Foundation, Attn: Dot Farley, PO Box 1010, Opp, AL 36467.

Those unable to attend the services may sign the online registry at