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Mary Ellen Burkett Wells

Mrs. Mary Ellen Burkett Wells, age 75, beloved wife of 57 years to Mr. Billy Wells, entered into eternal rest on Thursday August 6th, 2020 at Aiken Regional Medical Center.

In addition to her husband she is survived by her sons, Billy Mark Wells, Phillip Dewayne Wells; daughters, Angela Wells (Brent) Johnson, Cynthia Diane (Randy) Britt; brothers, Rev. Harold (Brenda) Burkett, Rev. Bobby (Glenda) Burkett; sisters, Sara (Calvin) Burgess, Margie (Halvey) Perdue; step brothers, Jimmy and Ray Preston; step sister, Martha Lee; brother in law, Adrian Wells; grandchildren, Alexis Johnson, Kendall Diane Wells Church; and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert Moses Burkett and Doris E. Kneece Burkett-Preston; step father, Johnny Preston; brother, James Robert Burkett; and brother in law, Jimmy B. Wells.

Mrs. Wells was a member of Christian Heritage Church in Graniteville. She was a loving wife, mother, sister and friend. She will be greatly missed.

A funeral service celebrating her life will be held on Wednesday August 12th, 2020 at 2 pm at Christian Heritage Church in Graniteville with Pastors Stephen Phillips, Jonathan Randall and Jody Padgett officiating. The visitation will be from 1-2pm the day of the service at the church. The interment will immediately follow at the Warrenville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Jerry Burkett, Gary Burkett, O’Neal Johnston, Burk Johnston, Nolan Johnston and Will Yates.

In consideration of the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the current pandemic, all who attend the funeral are asked to observe social distancing and follow state and local guidelines.

Napier Funeral Home, Inc. 315 Main St. Graniteville, SC 29829, has been entrusted with these arrangements. To send an expression of sympathy, you may visit the guestbook at www.napierfuneralhomeinc.com

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Patti McDowell Aug 22 2020 12:00 AM

Cindy, Harold, Sara, Bobby & Margie & all the family, we are so sorry for your loss of Mary Ellen . Our love & prayers are with you as you walk this journey. May you take comfort in the promise Jesus gave- "In my Father's House are many mansions. I go to prepare a place for you." Mary Ellen is with Jesus.

Marsha Ashley Webb Aug 11 2020 12:00 AM

Sara and family,
I was sadden to read about the passing of Mary Ellen. Our condolences to you and all of Mary Ellen's family. It has been a while since seeing either you or Mary Ellen but I always had fond memories of you both. May God comfort you during these sorrowful days and in the days ahead as you heal from your loss. Sorry we will not be able to attend the service but I will be be with you in thoughts and prayers.

Betty Jean Burkett & Bobby Lepard Aug 9 2020 12:00 AM

Aunt and I had many of long talks through the years. We always planned on traveling to see each other, now since she went to be with Jesus I'll see here there one day. Love all.


Patty Burkett Ray Aug 8 2020 12:00 AM