Shirley Rattan, 78, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, June 25, 2013.
Services will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, June 28, 2013, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Burial will follow in East Mound Cemetery in Matador. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Shirley was born Aug. 13, 1934, in Mineral Springs, Arkansas to Idus and Lois Porter. She was teacher and librarian at Boys Ranch ISD.
Shirley was an active member of First Baptist Church of Amarillo, the order of Eastern Star and Daughters of the Nile and she is a Founding Legacy Partner of the Cal Farley’s Alumni Association.
Shirley was preceded in death by Garland Rattan, her beloved husband of 57 years.
Survivors include two sons, David Rattan and wife Lee Ann of North Richland Hills and Chris Rattan of Canyon and wife Dena of Amarillo; a sister, Bobbie Schmidt of Perryton; two brothers, Jerome Porter of Texarkana, Arkansas and Jack Porter of Maud; and five grandchildren, Andy Rattan and wife Caitlyn, Courtney Rattan, Mackenzie Rattan, Zachary Rattan and Andi Webb.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to be made to the Garland & Shirley Rattan
Scholarship, c/o Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch Alumni Association 133 Springhill Dr, Hurst, TX 76054