Shirley Bass Skobel, of West Memphis, Arkansas died February 15, 2017. Shirley was born April 29, 1934 in Haywood, CA She was a member of Holy Cross Episcopal Church and active in their women's Knitting Ministry providing prayer shawls to those in need of spiritual comfort. She retired from the West Memphis School District as a Teacher's Aide. She was a board member of the West Memphis Public Library. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Edward. Daughters Sunny Skobel; Kathy (David) Reece; Stacy Welke; and Shireen (Scott) Fogleman. Grandchildren Sarah (Ben) Johnson; Mary Williams; Reed and Michael Fogleman. Great grandson Mason Jay Allen.