Marion L. Wells, 89, of Sesser passed away on August 26, 2018 at his home. He was born on December 5, 1928 in Scheller, IL to William Green and Beatrice (Bean) Wells. He married Ruth (Hannah) Wells on November 25, 1950 and she survives of Sesser. He is survived by his wife Ruth; children Mark (Tammy) Wells of Scheller, Ross (Lawanna) Wells of South Roxana, IL, John Wells of Sesser, Beth (Mickey) Kleiboeker of Waltonville, and Peggy (Alvin) Bernard of Belle Rive; 17 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; 8 great great grandchildren; one sister Norma Jean Burleson of Belleville. He was preceded in death by his parents, eleven brothers and sisters, one daughter-in-law Roberta Wells and one grandson Nathan Bernard. He was a member of the Oak Grove Free Will Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon for many years. Funeral services will be on Friday August 31, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Brayfield-Gilbert Funeral Home in Sesser with brother David Shores and Brother Randy Kash officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday August 30, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be at Old Baptist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Oak Grove Free Will Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.