Jerry P. Wells

Published 9:17 am Wednesday, February 6, 2013


Jerry P. Wells, 70, a native of Bogalusa born Oct. 24, 1942, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at his residence in Baton Rouge.

He was a retired employee of the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino after 14 years of service and although he worked many jobs, his favorite was his offshore duties as a young man.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Peggy Noland Wells; daughter, Leisha Wells, son, “Jay” Wells and wife Michelle; three stepsons, Darcey Noland, Darryl Noland and Damon Noland; two brothers, Rodney Wells, and Milton Wells and wife Teresa; grandchildren, Nicole and Brittany Wells, Derrick “Anthony,” Marc, and Britney Noland, Angel Moreau, Dana Harris, and Crystal and Bridget Noland; and five great-grandchildren; two nieces, Monica Verinder of Florida and Shannon Wells of Bogalusa; and one nephew, Michael Wells of Bogalusa.

His parents, Marcus A. and Lois O. Wells, preceded him in death.

A memorial visitation was held at Greenoaks Funeral Home on Monday, Feb. 4, from 9 a.m. until service time at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jerry’s honor to the Cancer Services of Baton Rouge.