The Caddo Herald
November 21, 1947
J. A. Wells Died at home Tuesday; Short Illness
J. A. Wells, age 65, long time citizen of Caddo community, died Tuesday at his home 3 miles east of Caddo. He suffered a paralytic stroke the Saturday before at home and never regained consciousness.
The funeral was held Thursday afternoon in the Methodist church, conducted by Rev. Colbert, burial in Caddo cemetery.
Mr. Wells is survived by his wife and six children: Mrs. Nellie Miller, Atoka; Bill Wells, Mrs. Katherine W. Shields, Bobbie, Bopeep, and Jack Wells, Caddo.