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Shirley B. Forbes passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017. She was born November 19, 1922 in Denver, Colorado to Louis and Marguerith Becker. Shirley was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother who will be greatly missed. Shirley moved to Amarillo, TX in 1930 where she attended Amarillo High School and Amarillo College. Then she began a life as a wife and homemaker, later beginning a new career at the Psychiatric Pavilion from which she later retired and traveled extensively with her husband.

She was a woman of grace and dignity, loved and...

Shirley B. Forbes passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017. She was born November 19, 1922 in Denver, Colorado to Louis and Marguerith Becker. Shirley was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother who will be greatly missed. Shirley moved to Amarillo, TX in 1930 where she attended Amarillo High School and Amarillo College. Then she began a life as a wife and homemaker, later beginning a new career at the Psychiatric Pavilion from which she later retired and traveled extensively with her husband.

She was a woman of grace and dignity, loved and admired by all who knew her. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Louis C. and Marguerith Becker; husband, Col. W.H. Forbes, Jr. (USAF Ret.); and son, Curtis Carl Keilman. She is survived by children, Sharon K. Tellgren of Carrollton , Texas; Carla R. Keilman of San Antonio, Texas; Gail Forbes Buchanan (Gene) of Amarillo, Texas; Byron K. Forbes of Amarillo, Texas; daughter-in-law, Lynda Keilman of Troy, Texas ; 5 grandchildren: Scott, Blake, Doug, Christina and Jessica; 11 great grandchildren, and other loving family and friends.
Arrangements under the direction of Sunset Funeral Home, San Antonio, TX.