Annette Giardina Wells

Annette Giardina Wells (Mrs. Vernon Wells), 95, died on July 21, 2018, at Martha Coker Nursing Home in Yazoo City. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Vernon Wells and daughter, Debbie. Survivors are daughters Nancy Wells Jackson (Rudy) of Germantown, TN, and Vernette Wells Griffin (Jet) of Yazoo City; grandchildren Jeffrey and Jeremy Jackson and Lauryn Griffin Crawford and Lucy Griffin Worthy; 9 great-grandchildren; two sisters Mary Lee Ferracci of Indianola and Elizabeth Crawford of Greenville; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was born February 20, 1923, in Leland to Vince and Lucy (Carollo) Giardina. Vernon and Annette came to Cleveland in 1958 where they worked as Schlitz distributors. When she retired, she volunteered at the Bolivar County Hospital in the gift shop, where she was honored as Volunteer of the Year. A celebration of her life Memorial Mass will be on Saturday, August 11, 2018, in Cleveland at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. with the Mass starting at 11 a.m. Donation suggestion is to Our Lady of Victories Church Renovation Fund, 215 Bishop Rd., Cleveland, MS 38732.

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