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Sept. 1, 1928-Feb. 11, 2018

William Ivan Wellons died Feb. 11, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born Sept. 1, 1928, to the late Harvey Bryant Wellons and Eula Boyette Wellons.

William retired as the Johnston County executive director of the Farm Service Agency in 1996.

He was a member, deacon and trustee of Princeton Baptist Church, and served as chairman of Princeton School advisory board for many years.

He was also active in the Princeton Lions Club, and member and past master of St. Patrick's Lodge No. 617.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Princeton Baptist Church, officiated by pastor Dwayne Batten and pastor Dennis Pollock, with burial to follow at Princeton Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Princeton Baptist Church and other times at the home.

William was married to the late Dorothy Thompson Wellons, and is survived by their children, W. Bryant Wellons and wife, Kim, Chloe Wellons and Mark A. Wellons and wife, Mary.

In addition, he is survived by his three grandchildren, Megan Wellons Lee and husband, Matthew, Mandy Wellons Dimpsey and husband, Stephen, and Daniel Ivan Wellons, and two great-grandchildren, William Matthew Lee and Mary Kyle Lee.

William is also survived by his very special niece, Duane Haddock, husband, Tony, and their children.

In addition to his parents and wife, William was predeceased by his sister, Jean Wellons Wright.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions can be made to Princeton Baptist Church Building Fund at P.O. Box 215, Princeton, N.C., or the William I. and Dorothy T. Wellons Community Service Scholarship, c/o the Johnston County Education Foundation at P.O. Box 1075, Smithfield, N.C., 27577.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.parrishfh.com.


Published in Obituaries on February 13, 2018 8:05 AM