Jessica Elaine (Wells) Wallet
Jessica Elaine (Wells) Wallet, a beloved daughter, mother, wife, sister, and aunt, passed away tragically with her husband Calvin Wallet in a car accident on Feb. 16, 2023. Their to-be adopted son, gratefully survived. Jessica was born on Jan. 15, 1984, in Alamosa, Colo., to Victor Allen Wells and Elaine Knight Wells.
Jessica was the youngest of nine children and was endowed with a patience naturally belonging to her position in the family. Despite being born with a congenital heart defect, Jessica had a heart that was bigger than life itself, overflowing with generosity and kindness toward others. She had a special bond with her siblings and their spouses. She was constantly connecting with each of them.
In 2009, Jessica married her eternal companion, Calvin Wallet and they shared a beautiful life together. Calvin provided Jessica the fairy tale “Happily Ever After” she had hoped for in marriage. Jessica and Calvin were a true partnership, supporting each other through all of life's ups and downs. They were always strongest when they were together!
Jessica was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, where she served in their local congregation in Fred, Texas. Jessica was very active in the Church by fulfilling several supportive callings. She had a testimony of Christ’s redemption and grace!
Jessica was also a devoted mother to the child that was to be adopted and she was also a cherished aunt to her many nieces and nephews, who adored her for her accepting love. She was always there to offer a listening ear, a hug, or just to offer a craft of some kind to keep them busy.
Jessica was a dedicated academic whose intelligence was founded on persistence. She graduated from Central High School in Grand Junction, Colo., in 2002. She completed several professional certificates and eventually moved on to work on her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Brigham Young University — Idaho. She was passionate about learning and pulled her family into her studies at every opportunity doing their nails, or hair, or presenting on parenting skills. Her joy in learning and self-improvement were admired.
Jessica will be deeply missed by her family, friends, and colleagues. Her legacy will live on through the many lives she has touched.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Don and Marguerite Knight, and Forney Sr., and Ruth Wells.
She is survived by her parents, Victor Sr., and Elaine Wells; and siblings, Victor Wells Jr., Russell Wells, Jason Wells, Jodi Flynn, Jeffrey Wells, Patrick Wells, Spencer Wells, and Stuart Wells.
Funeral services were previously held in Warren, Texas with military graveside services and interment at Baker-Bell Cemetery in Fred, Texas.
A memorial service for friends and relatives will be held on March 18 at 11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 3076 E ½ Road, Grand Junction, CO 81504.
Memorials may be made to the Children’s Education Fund, 814 N. Washington St., Junction City, KS 66441 Attn: Stuart Wells.