Myrna S. Fierro


Myrna Susan Fierro
Myrna Susan Fierro

Myrna S. Fierro, 61 of Amarillo, TX entered the gates of heaven on February 6, 2023.

Rosary will be held at 6:00 PM on Thursday, February 9, 2023, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Funeral service will be at 10:00 AM Friday, February 10, 2023, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 1210 SE 11th Ave., with Father Hector J. Madrigal, presider/homilist, and Father Jose Gomez, con-celebrant. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Myrna was born on August 20, 1961, to Pete E. and Mary E. Correa in Amarillo, Texas.

Myrna met the love of her life on Friday, February 13, 1981, and got married July 14, 1984, at Our Lady of Guadalupe. Together they raised four children. They were lifelong partners and completely devoted to one another. Myrna was strong in her Catholic faith, ready to help those in need. Always saying “Pray for them and forgive them.”

Myrna graduated from WTSU (now WTA&MU) with her bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a minor in Computer Information Systems. She worked at Corporate Systems for 20 years as a Senior Program Analyst.  Then she worked at Holy Cross Catholic Academy for 7 years. She spent the last 7 years at Maxor Pharmacy as a Staff Accountant, until she started showing symptoms of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) in October 2021. CJD is a rare rapidly progressive, invariably fatal neurodegenerative disorder.

She is preceded in death by her father, Pete E. Correa.

Myrna is survived by her loving husband Jose/Joe; Sons Andrew S. Fierro and Joshua J. Fierro both of Amarillo; daughters Marissa A. Fierro (Frisco, TX) and Dr. Maria E. Fierro (San Antonio, TX). Mother Mary E. Correa, Sisters Deanah (Julian) Alvarez, Judi Correa, and Peter (Marci) all of Amarillo.

The family thanks Gentiva/Kindred Hospice and Caring Senior Care.

Thank you to Maxor for their guidance and support.

In lieu of flowers, Myrna request donations be made to St. Joseph Catholic School, 4118 S Bonham St, Amarillo, TX 79110 or to Holy Cross Catholic Academy, 4110 S Bonham St, Amarillo, TX 79110 in honor of Myrna.

17 Replies to “Myrna S. Fierro”

  1. Myrna was such a sweet person and wonderful to work with. The last time I saw her she was taking one of my classes at AC. The first night of class I had a freak accident and broke my foot. She wheeled me in a chair from the classroom to the elevator and then to my car so I could drive to the emergency room. Truly showed how much of a blessing she was. Prayers to her family.

  2. Myrna was a rising star in my book. A devoted wife & mother with a heart of gold. She was smart, funny, & a precious friend. I was honored to have worked with Myrna for 20 + years at Corporate Systems. I was saddened to hear of her illness. — a precious person taken too soon. May our lord bless Myrna’s family and provide them comfort.

  3. My sincere condolences to Myrna’s family. Requiescat In Pace. Amen. Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May she Rest In Peace. Amen.♥️ 🌹

  4. Our deepest sympathy to Myrna’s family. and to Mary Ellen, Deanah, Judi, Peter and their respective families. We are saddened by Myrna’s passing but know she is with her father and loved ones in heaven.

  5. I worked with Myrna at Corporate Systems straight out of college and for 20 years after that and she always picked on me when I was a gullible 22 year old. We kept in touch until the past couple of years and her illness and death sadden me since she was such a bright soul and a great influence for me early in my career. I pray for Joe and the kids as they mourn her loss but celebrate her beautiful life.

  6. One of my favorite people! Worked with Myrna at Corporate Systems for many years. We worked so very hard but managed to have the best of times. She was such a joy to work with. Very loving person who was so proud of her family and faith. Rest in peace and fly high beautiful soul!.

  7. What a beautiful soul! My heart breaks for your family and friends. I’ll always remember the kindness you showed me and my family.
    Myrna may you rest in paradise. I’m sure God welcomed you home with open arms.

  8. Condolences to Myrna’s family, May she Rest In Peace in the Loving Arms of Our Lord Jesus Christ And Savior. Praying for her family.

  9. Our sympathies and prayers for all of the family. We grieve with you about this loss
    Jan, Jana, Deanah and families

  10. Deana May God help you, your mom and your siblings. Also Joe and their children. Myrna was a very good person, kind with a sense of humor. My deepest condolences to you all.

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