COMANCHE Joyce Powell Wells, 70, died April 4, 2014, in Comanche. She was born April 18, 1943, in Beaumont, to Thomas Jackson and Mabel Loy (Gober) Powell.

On June 2, 1962, she was married to Almond Leon Wells in Mercury, Texas.

Joyce was the office manager for Comanche Central Appraisal District. She worked there for 27 years. Prior to this she worked for the Comanche County Treasurer and

Comanche County Tax office. She is survived by her husband, Almond Leon Wells;

one son, Joey Wells and wife Lisa Parrish of Coppell; one daughter, Jennifer Guelzow and husband Jim of Victor, N. Y.; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren;

sister, Darlene McDaniel of Ballinger; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Jackson Powell; and brother, Dwaine Gober Powell.

Family received friends from 6-7 p.m. Monday, April 7, at Comanche Funeral Home.