MUSCATINE, Iowa - James Henry Wellons, 67, of Muscatine, died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2000, at his home.
Services will be at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert Ahlstrom of the Lutheran Homes will officiate. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery with full military honors. Pallbearers will be Thor Christenson, Clint Fifield, Steve Fifield, John Patterson, Phillip Patterson and Mark Diercks. Honorary pallbearers will be his breakfast buddies, Donald Fifield, and Kenneth Orr, with whom he took many day trips. Vocalist will be Randy Kallenberger.
Mr. Wellons was born Dec. 23, 1932, in Muscatine, the son of Charles and Violet Dodge Wellons. He married Patsy Patterson on March 1, 1969, in Muscatine.
He was a member of the Muscatine American Legion. He retired from Oscar Mayer after 44 years of service.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy of Muscatine; three daughters, Misty Peirce and her husband, Jon , of Muscatine, Lori of Muscatine and Kathy Watson and her husband, Chris, of Muscatine; a son, Ronald and his wife, Lillith of Murray, Utah; three granddaughters; three grandsons; a great-grandchild; a sister, Marjorie Gosset of Muscatine; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and six brothers.