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Arillie Wells

July 23, 1944 ~ May 12, 2022 (age 77)

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Arillie Shands Wells was born on July 23, 1944, to the late Wilson Shands and the late Lois Lyles Shands in Spartanburg, SC.  She was a graduate of Lincoln High School of Fairforest, SC, and also obtained an Associate Degree from Cecil’s Business College of Spartanburg, SC.  Arillie was self-employed as a Cosmetologist for many years.  She loved flowers and enjoyed working in her flower gardens.  Arillie, a prophetess in her own right, loved the Lord, her family, and her friends dearly.  She was known to be a prayer warrior, as many people called upon her as a prayer partner.  Arillie never met a stranger and she loved to cook and can fruits and vegetables.

Arillie leaves to cherish fond and loving memories to a daughter, Priscilla Means of Spartanburg, SC; sisters, Doris Fuller, Cassie Campbell, and Lessie (William) Ross all of Spartanburg, SC; brothers, Dogan (Rosa) Shands, Ellis Shands, and Wayne (Reba) Shands all of Spartanburg, SC; a grandson, Pierce Means of Spartanburg, SC; an aunt, Fannie Rogers of Spartanburg, SC; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

She was predeceased, along with her parents, by a son, Sebastian Wells; brothers, John L. Shands, R. P. Shands, Jack Pearson, and Ray Wallace Shands; and brothers-in-law, William Campbell and J.C. Fuller.

On Thursday morning, May 12, 2022, Arillie folded her earthly tent and is now resting with the savior. A life well lived and a journey completed.


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 Service Program


24 Hour Viewing
May 16, 2022

3:00 PM
Leeside Funeral Home
100 Peake Road
Roebuck, SC 29376

May 17, 2022

12:00 PM
Bountiful Blessings Church (Roebuck, SC)

Celebration of Life
May 17, 2022

1:00 PM
Bountiful Blessings Church (Roebuck, SC)

Interment following funeral service
May 17, 2022

Heritage Memorial Gardens
3901 S Church St Ext
Roebuck, SC 29303

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