Pamela Jean Burrell Wetz of Haslet Texas went to be with her Lord on May 12, 2023. Born February 19, 1949 in Fort Worth, she was one of three children of the late Buster and Marie Wells Burrell. She was the wife of John Herbert Wetz who survives. Pam and John were married on April 15, 1978 and celebrated their 45 wedding anniversary last month.
After graduating from Richland High School, Pam attended Texas Wesleyan College. She had a love for horses which led her to Colleyville where she met and married John .
Pam’s next move became one of her fondest memories. She and John moved to John’s hometown of Hooks Texas, where John built a beautiful log cabin and a barn for their 2 horses. Chant a beautiful Palomino and John’s horse Bid Moon and other animals for their own Noah’s ark. They lived in a travel trailer while John was building. Pam loved the adventure and the ending result of a cabin on 10 acres where they lived for 24 years.
Pam and John moved to Wake Village Texarkana and Pam worked as a secretary for Shady Pines Trailer Homes and later worked with her love for animals in a vet clinic. They later moved to Fort Worth and finally Haslet.
Pam’s fond memories included going on birthday trips with her sister Ann Krueger. Pam fell in love with Germany while visiting Ann when she was with her husband Ronny who was in the military. Pam also fell in love with Cashiers North Carolina while traveling with John, Robin, Greg, and Jeanne. Pam also loved spending time with friends shopping at thrift stores and antique malls.
Pam was a very talented, loving individual. She loved to paint and do needlework. Her beautiful art will be treasures for family and friends. She loved gardening, reading, pets, and especially horses.
Survivors: Brother Johnny Burrell and wife Pat and kids Michele and Alisa, Edmond Oklahoma; Sister Ann Krueger, brother in law Ronny, and kids Dana and Max, San Antonio and Bandera. Daughters Robin Smith and husband Greg and daughter April, Haslet. Jeanne Bybee and daughter Jamie, Georgetown. Great grandchildren Riley, Caleb, and Alex and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pam was an active member of Bethesda Community Church where she participated in the choir, funeral dinner committee, and numerous other church activities. Pam had some wonderful church friends who were with her to the end. She loved her time working for the Lord and she now goes to her Heavenly home for all eternity.
Funeral will be at Bethesda Community Church 4700 N Beach Haltom City on Saturday May 27 at 10:30 A.M.