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Cleta Fay Wells

November 23, 1941 — October 8, 2022

Cleta Fay Wells, 80, of Skellytown, passed away on October 8, 2022, in Amarillo.

Graveside services will be 3:00 PM, Monday, October 10, 2022, at the White Rose Cemetery in Reydon, Oklahoma, with Phillip Edwards, her grandson, eulogizing her service. Arrangements and burial are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors and Crematory.

Cleta was born on November 23, 1941, to Elzie and Hazel McEntire in Reydon, OK. She grew up, attended, and graduated school in Reydon. She later married her high school sweetheart, Roy Lee Wells, on December 22, 1966, in Wheeler. They later moved to Skellytown with Roy’s work in 1972 and have resided there ever since. They shared 35 years and raised three children before he preceded her in death in 2001.

Cleta was blessed when she found companionship again when she reconnected with Jack Dunn in 2007. Cleta was a fun-loving woman who was fond of Elvis Presley's music, dancing with Roy Lee, and collecting antiques and ceramics.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a brother, Doran McEntire.

Her survivors include her loving companion, Jack Dunn of Skellytown; three children, Shelly Wells and husband Michael Scott of Oklahoma City, OK, Richard Wells and wife Amee of Amarillo, and Traysha Newsom and husband Gary, Jr. of Quanah; two granddaughters, Taylor Reed and husband Chase and Taryn Bivins and husband Dillon, all of Quanah; two grandsons, Phillip Edwards and wife Hailey and Connor Wells, all of Amarillo; nine great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, and other extended family.

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Graveside Service

Monday, October 10, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

White Rose Cemetery

, Reydon, OK 73660

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