Mary Elizabeth Kisner, 95, of Amarillo, TX died Monday, June 21, 2021.
Services will be at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, June 24, 2021, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Fr. Tom Johnson of St. Mark’s Anglican Church officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Mary was born July 10, 1925, in Memphis, TN to Francis and Mary Weatherly. Following graduation from Amarillo High School, she earned an Associates Degree from Amarillo College, and her Bachelors and Master’s Degrees from West Texas State University.
She taught school at Dumas High School from 1970-79 and at Amarillo College for approximately twelve semesters. Mary also had a clerical career for several entities including the Amarillo Air Force base, and Bureau of Reclamation.
Her professional associations include National Council of Teachers, Poetry Society of Texas, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Mary enjoyed many hobbies, dancing, choreography, theatre work, gardening, needle work, cooking, genealogy, and many others.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jerrel Travis Kisner, daughter, Jerry Lynn Kirkpatrick, and son, Jonathan Henry Kisner.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary Beth Kisner Griffin and husband Robert of Evanston, IL; son-in-law, Dr. James Kirkpatrick, of San Antonio, TX; and grandson, William Kirkpatrick, of San Antonio.