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Noah Ryan Wells


Noah Ryan Wells, 15, of Lebanon, died Sunday, April 14, 2024, in Lebanon.

He was born Nov. 5, 2008, in Lebanon, Mo. to Jackie Wells and Christina (Crites) Wells.

Noah was currently a freshman at Lebanon High School. He loved to fish. It was his passion. He also enjoyed working on motorcycles and any other vehicle he could get his hands on. If it had wheels and a motor, he wanted to learn all about it. He loved his family deeply and he will be forever missed.

Those preceding him in death include his maternal grandparents, Darrell and Sandra Crites; paternal grandparents, Jack and Kay Wells; one infant sister, Paige Lizabeth Wells; one aunt, Patty Stafford and two uncles, Richard Wells and Kenneth Stafford.

Noah is survived by his father, Jackie Wells of Lebanon; his mother, Christina Wells, also of Lebanon; siblings, Danyell Tollison of Lebanon, Eugina Drummond of the state of Wisconsin, Katelyn Johnson of Sweet Home, Ore., Austin Ross of Springfield, Zechariah Hobbs of Lebanon, and Jacob Wells of Lebanon; aunts and uncles, D.J. Crites and his wife Missi of Mountain Grove, Katie Fry and her husband Jeremiah of Mountain Grove, Jim Piburn and his wife Tammi of Marshfield, Michael Piburn and his wife Linda of Mountain Grove, Valentine Shiverdeck and her husband Tim of the state of Tennessee, Darius Dudley and his wife Carol of Conway, David Wells and his wife Charlonda of the state of Kansas and Teri Rhyne and her husband Adam of the state of Colorado; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews, other relatives and countless friends.

A Celebration of Life for Noah Ryan Wells will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2024, at Shadel’s Colonial Chapel with Jackie Wells officiating and Kelly Rhoades assisting.

Arrangements are under the direction of Shadel’s Colonial Chapel of Lebanon. Sign guest book at