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John Joseph Wales

December 23, 1923 October 12, 2017
John Joseph Wales
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John Joseph Wales, 93 of Elkmont, Alabama died on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at Limestone Health Facility in Athens, Alabama.
Born Sunday, December 23, 1923 in Elkmont, Alabama, he was the son of the late Lester Cleveland Wales and the late Katie Inez Hodges Wales. He was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church. He loved his family, his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and especially loved to get out and visit. He watched over and loved the entire community. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife: Betty Sue Hargrove Wales, brothers: Cecil Wales, Alton Wales and Wayne Wales, and sisters: Sadie Rochelle, and Naomi Hodges.
Surviving are his son, Terry (Carol Gwen) Wales of Elkmont, AL, sister, Hazel Johnson of Birmingham, AL, grandchildren: Kerri (Reece) Langley of Alexandria, VA, and Bethany (John) Schumacher of Athens, AL, and grandchildren: Samuel Langley, Katie Schumacher, and Ruthie Schumacher.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM on Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Alabama with Bro. Mitch McCormick and Bro. Alan Hughes officiating. Burial will be in Sylone Cemetery, Elkmont, AL.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 PM on Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Alabama.

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