Juanita Jo Wells

3/4/2014

Juanita Jo "Nita" Wells, 57, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at Kindred Hospital in Phoenix, after an illness.

Juanita Jo "Nita" Wells, 57, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at Kindred Hospital in Phoenix, after an illness.

She was born Sept. 25, 1956, in Hoisington, to Ervin and Lela May Urban.

On Aug. 4, 1973, she married Craig Wells in Leoti. They divorced in 2003.

Mrs. Wells worked in various places, including in Scott City, Holcomb and Garden City, before moving to Phoenix in 2005.

Survivors include her father, of Garden City; two daughters, Rayna Novack of Garden City, and Carrie Dowdell of Chandler, Ariz.; a sister, Cheryl Moore of Larned; a brother, Dale Urban of Garden City; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother.

A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Garden Valley Church in Garden City.

Memorials are suggested to Garden Valley Church, in care of Rayna Novack, 1280 Contour Road, Garden City, KS 67846. Condolences may be emailed to raynanovack@yahoo.com.

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