Shirley J. Arnold, 73 of Amarillo passed away May 28, 2012. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2012 at Memorial Park Funeral Home, Chapel of Memories by Memorial Park Funeral Home. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery by Memorial Park Funeral Home, 6969 I-40 East. Shirley was born June 17, 1938 in Canadian, Texas. She was a member of Northridge Church of Christ. Shirley worked as a CNA for many years and enjoyed taking care of other people. Shirley was a loving mother and grandmother and will be truly missed.
Shirley was preceded in death by her mother, Mattie Mae Layland; brothers, John David Smith, Jr. and Roy Lynn Layland; sister, Jerry Cargo and step-father, V.L. Layland. Shirley is survived by her son, Michael Arnold of Amarillo; daughters, Julia Ryan and Ronda Crich both of Amarillo, Michelle Branin of McLean, Lynda Lovett and husband Roy of Claude and Stacy Gresham and husband Ty of Umbarger; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and life-long friend Jan Caldwell of Amarillo. Leave online condoleces at www.memorialparkamarillo.com