Diane Wells McDowell
1932 — 2023
Diane Wells McDowell passed away on Friday, March 10, 2023, at 91 years of age. She was born in 1932 in Wellington to Marian Atkins Wells and Henry Deskins ("Deck") Wells. Diane attended public schools in Wellington, graduating as Valedictorian of Wellington High School in 1949. She attended Stephens College in Columbia, MO and later transferred to The University of Texas at Austin. She married Dr. Ansel Lewis McDowell, Jr., on Aug. 25, 1951, and was married for 65 years. He passed in 2016. Together they lived in Galveston, where she attended nursing school. They also lived in Camp Pendleton, CA, and Bakersfield, CA before moving to Perryton, where they lived for 12 years before making...