Rachel Marie Wells

Rachel Marie Wells
Rachel Marie Wells

Rachel Marie Wells, 51, of Amarillo died Thursday, August 13, 2020.

Memorial services will be at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, August 15, 2020, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Rachel was born July 31, 1969, to Jimmy and Jo Marie Wells, in San Antonio.  She was raised in Dumas until the age of 12 and graduated from Tascosa High School in Amarillo.  She then went to cosmetology school and began her career.  Rachel was a longtime Amarillo beautician.

Rachel loved her dogs.

Survivors include her parents, Jimmy and Jerre Wells, and Jo Marie Brown; siblings, Scott and Sheila Wells, Gary and Dawn Wells, Audra and Eric Reiser, and Jenks and Erica Currie; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to your favorite animal rescue shelter.

16 Replies to “Rachel Marie Wells”

  1. I am so sad to hear about Rachel. I think of her often and have tried to “track her down” to catch up and see how she was doing. We had so many wonderful times together and I considered Rachel one of my close freinds in high school. She was always full of life and laughter.
    Please know I am praying for all of you, I can not imagine the grief and sorrow you must be expereinceing and you will be in my heart as you process the loss of precious Rachel.

  2. Jimmy and Jo Marie,
    We are so very sad to hear of Rachel’s death. I know your hearts are broken. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.
    Louis and Phyllis Dubuque

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. Those seem to be our standard reply for times like this. Her name caught my eye and I thought she might possibly be your daughter. My heart aches for your family .

  4. Thinking of you at this time. Knowing her struggle has ended must bring some comfort as she is healed and at peace.

  5. I’m still shocked and saddened by Rachel’s untimely passing. As someone else mentioned, she truly had a heart of gold. We were dear friends at Austin Jr High and played tennis together. I didn’t see her much in high school but we connected through FB a few months and we would talk for hours on the phone as if years had not passed us by. She loved the Lord and her family and I loved her heart for animals. No matter the pain and injury she endured, she never failed to about my life. I also loved her wit. She will be missed but she’s now in the arms of Jess. My thoughts and prayers will be with you all during this time.

  6. My heart has no words-even though we didn’t talk as much over the past few years I remember Rachel fondly-high school would not have been as fun and exciting without her-Her ever changing AMAZING hairstyles were the envy of many who could have never pulled off the looks Rachel did-I remember when we had “FLOUR BABIES” and Rachel dropped her’s from the upstairs of Tascosa high school distributing flour guts all over those down below…..she was amazing and will be missed!❤️

  7. So sorry to hear this very sad new, I worked with her, and enjoyed her very much. She was a wonderful hairdresser, and a friend. She will be very much missed.
    Lisa Shanks

  8. Jo Marie and Jimmy,
    I cannot imagine your broken-hearts with-this-loss but I can remember all-of-the family in-my-prayers. This is one I haven’t experienced to say I know what you are feeling. Grieve-as-you must, not-as-others will say is right, wrong or indifferent. I can say cling to our-Lord’s unfailing and unchanging hand, He will never let go of yours. It is okay to be angry or upset, let-the-tears flow.

  9. Wow! I can’t believe this is True! We always called each other just to mouth off and give each other a hard time. I loved that about our friendship! Rest easy, Home in the arms of Jesus. I love you beautiful.

  10. I am so sorry to hear this. I was a customer and friend of hers for al while!! ! She was a great person and had a heart of gold!! My prayers for the family !!

  11. I am so sorry for your families loss. Prayers your way. May God bless you with all the good memories of her life.

  12. From the first time we met, by that make shift club house, across from Hillcrest, I called you my friend. All the fun times in the “Kids” lounge at the country club and that juke box we always fought over! You were always a ray of bright light, you will be missed greatly. Love you girl!

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