Shirley Ann Wilson Allums

July 24, 1951March 6, 2011

Shirley Ann Wilson Allums, 59, of Amarillo died Sunday, March 6, 2011. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel of Memories, 6969 E. Interstate 40, with the Rev. Cliff Houghton and the Rev. Keith Keele officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Shirley was born July 24, 1951, in Shelbyville to Robert Lee Wilson and Edith Lee Drye Wilson. She was the youngest of 10 children. Shirley was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved many things in life, like riding horses, camping, fishing, playing bingo and reading, but most of all she loved being Meme to her grandchildren and spending quality time with them. Shirley graduated from Shelbyville High School and received her associate of applied science in business Administration from Amarillo College. She was a member of Phi Theta Kappa. She was married to Frank Allums Sr. on March 29, 1968. She was preceded in death by her father; her mother; three brothers; and three sisters. Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Frank Allums Sr.; four children and their spouses, Frank and Brandi Allums of Huntsville, Bruce and Carey Cox of Lake Dallas, Kristopher and Vickie Allums of Splendora, and Faustino and Staci Martinez of Amarillo; 11 grandchildren, Kaleb and Kylie Allums, both of Huntsville, Shelby and Jordan Allums, both of Lake Dallas, Aaron, Davin and Keely Allums, all of Splendora, and Alex, Michael, Amber and Enjelika Martinez, all of Amarillo; a great-grandchild, Rebekah "Gracie" Allums of Lake Dallas; two brothers, Robert Wilson of Blairsville, Ga., and Samuel Wilson of Rio Rancho, N.M.; and a sister, Sue Dover of Center.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 10, 2011
  • Visitation Wednesday, March 9, 2011

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A Heartfelt Message

July 20, 2011

Her baby boy

March 29, 2011

My momma was always my biggest took a lot of growing up to see how much she was. I am thankful of the man she helped me to become. My heartaches to hear voice one last time, but when I'm said I can still feel her arms holding me and telling me it will alone okay. Momma I love and miss you so very much

carey allums cox

March 14, 2011

missing you so much mommy.... It hurts so bad ... May your beautiful soul rest in peace ... No more pain mommy .. No more pain .... I will see you again someday.. We are watching after daddy... To all my fam. And friends thank you for the condolences ...much love to you all

Tully Leffew

March 14, 2011

I was deeply saddened to learn of Shirley's passing. She was a wonderful friend and a woman I came to admire and respect. My prayers go out to Frank and the rest of the family. May God bless and keep all of you during this difficult time.

Callie Loggins

March 12, 2011

Love you guys. Wish we could all get together more often. Callie, Ray, and kids

Beth Duffield

March 12, 2011

I will never forget all the time Shirely and I spent together playing ms packman and talking. Oh the fun we had. My family had our first Thanksgiving in Texas with Frank and Shirely.We became fast friends. I missed her when they moved. My heart and prayers go out to the family.I moved back to Wisconsin shortly after the lose of my husband. We reconected throw Carey. I'm so glad we did.

Kim McDaniel

March 11, 2011

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Debbie Rodgers

March 11, 2011

Bright Blessings to you and Frank and the Family. What a lucky lady to have been surrounded by such a loving and beautiful family. You are all in my thoughts.

Debbie Rodgers

March 11, 2011

Bright Blessings to you and Frank and the Family. Carey, you are a sweet girl and I know your Mom knows how much you love her. What a complete and beautiful life she had; so many kids, grand-kids, and friends who love her! Please know that I am thinking of you all. Love, Debbie Rodgers (Ramsey)

Fred Hill

March 10, 2011

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.