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Kent Mitchell Wells

November 11, 1963 ~ April 3, 2022 (age 58)


Beloved father, cherished son, treasured brother and friend, Kent Mitchell Wells, age 58, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2022 in Palestine, Texas.  Kent was born on November 11, 1963 in Marshall, Texas to Kenneth Myrl Wells and Donna Kay (Warbritton) Wells.

Kent is preceded in death by his father, Kenneth M. Wells; and grandparents, Don “Granddaddy” Warbritton, Catherine “Narny” Warbritton, Charlie Wells and June Murry.  He is survived by his son, Cody Aaron Wells; daughter, Dakota Baldwin (Chris); mother, Donna Philyaw; sister, Rhonda Bocko; brother, Keith Matthew Wells (Janice); his four-legged fur baby, Marmaduke “MooMoo”, as well as numerous other family and friends.

Kent attended schools in Marshall and was a graduate of Marshall High School.  He became an entrepreneur, owning and operating Marshall Collision and Kent’s Body Shop. Kent was smart and a man of many talents.  He was a great cook, loved to fish at “Old Place” and also enjoyed duck hunting.  Kent loved his family and friends and the time spent making memories with them.  His "Granddaddy" held a special place in his heart.  Ken was well loved and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

A Memorial Service will be held for Kent on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 1pm at Woodlawn Community Center.  Online condolences may be offered at

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Memorial Service
April 23, 2022

1:00 PM
Woodlawn Community Center
162 Oak Lawn Terrace
Woodlawn, TX 75670

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