Rodella Kirby, 89 of Dumas, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018. A Graveside Service is scheduled for 3 o'clock in the afternoon on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Dumas Cemetery with Joye Watson, Hospice Chaplain, officiating. Family will receive friends from 6 pm to 7 pm at the funeral home on Wednesday. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.
Rodella was born on May 9, 1928 in Scribner, NE to Otto and Frieda (Heyden) Mller. She was united in marriage on February 7, 1946 to J.H. Kirby in McKinney, TX; he preceded her in death in 1986. Rodella was very well loved and respected and was called 'grandma' by many. You always left her house well fed. She was of Christian Faith and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her husband she is preceded in death by her parents and brothers and sisters.
Rodella is survived by her son; David Kirby and wife Susan of Amarillo; daughter: Pam Jennings of Dumas; sister-in-laws: Mary Ann Muller, Eunice Muller both of Omaha, NE, and Janetta Montgomery of Tyler, TX; grandchildren: Jenifer Dennis of Amarillo, John Stoughton and wife Shaunda, and Melissa Stoughton all of Dumas, Timothy Stoughton of Amarillo; great-grandchildren: Tifani Kertis, Krystal Dennis, and Corey Dennis all of Amarillo, Tyler Stoughton and Madison Stoughton both of Dumas; great-great-granddaughter: Bailee Kertis of Amarillo and numerous nieces and nephews.