The lovely Mimi Lynn Jett Wells of Spartanburg, SC, left this life to be with the Lord on February 15, 2022. Mimi was born to the late William Baxter “Buck” Jett and Gladys Mae Ogle Jett on October 28, 1949 in Spartanburg, SC, and was the oldest of three children. Mimi was a graduate of Pacolet High School and Spartanburg Technical College. She was employed with the Department of Welfare and the Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce. After that she served as an administrative assistant for First Presbyterian Church of Spartanburg for 35 years. She enjoyed supporting various pastors and the members during that time. She grew up attending Glendale Baptist Church. She and her family also attended Ben Avon Baptist Church and First Baptist Church of Spartanburg. She and her husband later returned to Glendale Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday School Teacher, started the Good News Club and the Children’s Church Ministry. She loved to sing in the choir and also sang many solos.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Larry W. Wells; her sister Valeria Jett Sawyer (Bruce); her brother Rev. Ralph Jett (Sherry); her children Jantsen Wells (Kim) and Vance Wells (Rebecca); her grandchildren Curt, Ethan, Cate, and Sarah; a mother-in-law, Frances K. Wells, of the home; and a step-mother, Gladys.
Mimi was blessed with the spiritual gift of teaching. Through the children’s ministry, Mimi touched the lives of countless children over the years leading many to the Lord. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Child Evangelism Fellowship of Spartanburg: 1969 E. Blackstock Rd. Roebuck, SC 29376.
Visitation will be held at Bobo Funeral Chapel Sunday, February 20, at 2:00 PM. The service will follow at Bobo Funeral Chapel at 3:00 PM. Rev. Ralph Jett and Rev. Daniel Blackwell will be conducting the service. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Child Evangelism Fellowship of Spartanburg, 1969 E. Blackstock Rd., Roebuck, SC, 29376
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