Angela Lea Kirkland, 38, of Amarillo, died Sunday, September 15, 2013.
Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Hillside Christian Church Chapel, 6100 S. Soncy Rd., with Tommy Politz officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Angela passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Colby Kirkland of Amarillo.
Angela was born in Amarillo, Texas on December 27, 1974 and grew up in Amarillo. She was the daughter of Robert and Linda Archer and Freddie and Aurelia Watson. Angela worked at Northwest Texas Hospital for 16 years as a labor and delivery nurse where she touched countless number of hearts before she retired in 2012 due to her illness. Besides her husband, Colby of 18 years, Angela leaves her children, Colton and Caylea, brother and sister-in-law, Brian and Jenni Archer, nephew Davis, her father, Robert and his wife Linda Archer, her mother, Aurelia and her husband Freddie Watson, grandmother, Elva Richards, father-in-law and mother-in-law, Richard and Rogenna Kirkland, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Randy and Christy Connally, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and close friends.
Angela was an incredible person, ALWAYS putting everyone else first before herself. She loved watching her children play sports and spending time with her family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Stand Up to Cancer, File 1224, 1801 W. Olympic Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91199-1224, or www.standup2cancer.org; or to the account in care of Colby Kirkland, First United Bank, 4501 First United Parkway, Amarillo, TX 79119.