February 13, 1951 - February 15, 2020
Margarita Wells, age 69, of Verona, Missouri, passed away at 3:55 a.m. on Saturday. February 15, 2020, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. She was born February 13, 1951, in Amarillo, Texas the daughter of Miguel “Mike” and Marianita (Rodriguez) Espitia.
Margarita was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
On March 17, 2004, she married Mark Wells, in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
Margarita is survived by her husband of 15 years, Mark; six children, Danny (Lori) Weathermon, Mercedes Apodaca and Jay (Liz) Burdett, all of Aurora, Missouri, Angela (Paul) Edwards of Highlandville, Missouri, Akaymi Weathermon of Monett, Missouri and Steven (Brittanie)Wells of Granby, Missouri; five sisters, Ofelia (Ted) Espitia-Owens of Florida, Katie (Pete) Espitia-Gallardo, Delia Espitia-Anthony, Maria (Joel) Espitia-Hill, all of Texas, Monica Espitia-Batts, of Oklahoma; four brothers, Lenny (Chauna) Espitia and Mike (Frances) Espitia, Jr. all of Texas, Lee (Amy) Espitia and Frankie Espitia, all of Oklahoma; nineteen grandchildren, Wylie (Jenica) Weathermon, Austin Hicks, Devon Apodaca, Alex, Annie and Dawson Burdett, Chasity, Dru and Gaige Edwards, Kayla (Eli) Inskeep, Maddy, Aalyah and Bella Weathermon, Kadicey, Abrianna, Zoey, and Stryker Wells, Cheney (Chad) Dodson-Hurt and Dylan Dodson and 10 great-grandchildren.
Margarita was preceded in death by her parents, Mike and Marianita, sister, Carol Espitia, three brothers, Bernindo, Danny and Armando Espitia and two grandchildren, Aden Burdett and Raiden Wells.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 1:00-3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 22, 2020, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora.
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