Juanita Elizabeth Wells passed away Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, in a Kerrville hospital at the age of 89. She was born in Dye Mound, Texas, about 4 miles SW of St. Jo, Texas, on April 18, 1931, to Cynthia Ann Webb and Alfred C. Webb. She was married to Norman G. Wells for 69 years, having been married on Aug. 8, 1951, in Decatur, Texas. They moved to Beaumont, Texas, and lived 4 years then moved to Handley (Fort Worth) for a year and then Euless (Tarrant County) in 1957 and remained there until 1988, when they retired to Kerrville.
Juanita attended public schools in St. Jo, Texas, and Decatur, Texas. She graduated from Decatur High School in 1948. She was a student at times at Tarrant County Jr. College (TCJC). She was a devout member of the Church of Christ her entire life, having been among several members who helped to begin the church in Euless in 1957 (now the Airport Freeway Church of Christ). For many years, she was a dedicated Bible class teacher of younger ages, creating and developing her own materials and visual aids appropriate for teaching young children.