Golden Gate Mortuary

Amarillo, Texas

Golden Gate Mortuary - Amarillo, Texas

Linda S. Barton

Linda S. Barton

Linda lived a 70 year peaceful life before going home to the Lord on July 6, 2019.

Viewing will be held Friday, July 12, 2019  from 5pm-7pm at Golden Gate Mortuary located at 1416 N Hughes St. Amarillo Texas.

Service  will be held at 11a.m. on  Saturday, July 13, 2019  at  New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor Joyce Mims at 3100 Angelus Dr. Amarillo, Texas with Bishop Jackie Riles Eulogist. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary.

Linda was born on August 6, 1948 in Amarillo, Texas to James Edger and Mary Sue (Dunlap) Washburn.

Linda was preceded in death by both of her parents, granny Geneva Dunlap, four uncles Dick, Joe,  Bowie Dunlap(Sybil), and aunt Louise Hart Dunlap (Secondine).

Linda leaves to cherish her memory:  her children Susan Rae Ramirez, Dana Leann Calloway, and Jerod Thomas Barton, thirteen grandchildren, eight great grand children, and a host of relatives and friends.

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Michael Denzel Barnes

Michael Denzel Barnes, 30, of Amarillo died July 1, 2019. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary.

Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 6th at 11am at New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, located at 3100 Angelus Dr. Amarillo, Texas.

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Margaret Manzanares

Margaret Manzanares, 52, of Amarillo died June 29, 2019. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary.

Memorial service will be held Friday, July 5, 2019  at 3pm at Inglesia Cristiana de Amarillo located at 2309 S. Houston St.  Amarillo, Texas.

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Ruby Jean Smith

Ruby was born on April 4, 1935 and passed away in June 2019. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary.

Ruby was a resident of Texas at the time of passing. Ruby graduated from Morningside High School in Memphis, Texas as Valedictorian in 1953.

Viewing will be held Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 5pm-7pm at Golden Gate Mortuary Chapel of Angels located at 1416 N. Hughes St. Amarillo, Texas.

The service will be Friday, June 28, 2019 at 11 am also with viewing at the beginning of service starting at 10 am – 11 am at Mt. Zion Baptist Church located at 118 S. Van Buren St. Amarillo, Texas. Burial will be at Llano Cemetery.

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Ruby Person

Ruby Person

Ruby Jean Smith Person was born April 4, 1935 in Paris, Texas. Lamar County to McKinley and Rosie Lee Smith. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary.

Viewing will be held Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 5pm-7pm at Golden Gate Mortuary Chapel of Angels located at 1416 N. Hughes St. Amarillo, Texas.

The service will be Friday, June 28, 2019 at 11 am also with viewing at the beginning of service starting at 10 am – 11 am at Mt. Zion Baptist Church located at  118 S. Van Buren St. Amarillo, Texas. Burial will be at Llano Cemetery.

She and her family eventually moved to Memphis, Texas. Ruby graduated from Morningside High School in Memphis, Texas as Valedictorian in 1953. Ruby served as a teacher and principal at Deep Lake School, near Memphis for two years. She continued her career in education in Amarillo where she taught for a total of 36 years and retired from Amarillo Independent School District in 1996. Many students remember Mrs. Person as one of their favorite teachers.

Ruby joined Mt. Zion Baptist Church in 1966 where she served as an usher, on the culinary committee, junior usher advisor, Vacation Bible School children’s instructor and many other positions as called on. After retirement, Ruby continued to give her time volunteering and serving others. She has been recognized with several awards over the years for her service and volunteerism.

Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, Rosie Lee and McKinley Smith; two brothers, James Earl Smith and Baby Boy Smith; two sisters, Mamie Taylor and Odessa Jordan; and her former husband and friend Lorenzo Person.

Ruby is survived by her daughter, Jackie Person of Grand Prairie, Texas; bonus son, Michael (Tonya) Thomas of Fort Worth, Texas; granddaughter Ciara Thomas of Midland, Texas; sister Lola Phenix of Lubbock, Texas; brother Paul (Doris) Smith, Amarillo, Texas; and “adopted son” Gerald (Nelda) Tucker, Amarillo, Texas as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.

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KoeLenzie C. Mills

KoeLenzie C. Mills

KoeLenzie was born January 21, 1988 in Amarillo, Texas to Wilford Green and Cynthia Mills.

He will be laid to rest Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 1pm at Pentecostal Temple Church located at  323 Oak Dr. Amarillo Texas. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary

Viewing will be held Friday, May 31, 2019 from 4pm-6pm at Golden Gate Mortuary located at 1416 N Hughes Street. Amarillo Texas.

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Klebird Heath

Klebird Heath

Missionary Klebird Heath, 66, of Amarillo died Thursday May 9, 2019. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary.

Viewing will be held Friday, May 17, 2019 from 5pm-7pm at Golden Gate Mortuary located at  1416 N. Hughes Street.  Amarillo, Texas.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Saint John Baptist Church located at 2301 NW 14th Street. Amarillo, Texas with Pastor Joe Coffer, officiating and Dr. Gilbert Gillum Jr., senior Pastor of Living Word Church of God in Christ in Waco, Texas as eulogist.

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Dorothy Wilson

Dorothy Wilson

Dorothy Williams Wilson was born October 28,1950 in Rule, Texas to the late James Edward Williams and Annie Mae Jefferson Williams. She was a member of St. John Baptist Church before rededicating her life to Jesus Christ at Carter Chapel CME Church. Dorothy was loved by many neighborhood children. She always kept her door open for a warm meal and motherly advice to many neighborhood children.

Viewing will be held from 5pm-7pm on Friday, April 12, 2019 at Golden Gate Mortuary located at 1416 N. Hughes St.  Amarillo, Texas.

Funeral services will be at 11am  Saturday, April 13, 2019  at Carter Chapel CME Church located at  W. 2nd St. Amarillo, Texas.

She leaves behind to cherish her legacy: Son James Williams Sr.  Daughters: Annie Mae (Jermaine)Patterson, Elizabeth (Dennelle)Freeman, Tonya (Tracey)Matthews,  Rivetta Brinegar,  Ballard “Bill” Williams of Montana, Sister-in-laws Barbara Williams of Lufkin, Texas.  Mary Williams of Rule, Texas. 17 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grand kid and host of cousins, nieces and nephews.

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Johnny Lee Alberts

Johnny Lee Alberts

Johnny was born November 5, 1960 in Amarillo, Texas to the late Moses Leonard Alberts and Robbie Lee Alberts. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary 1416 N Hughes St.  Amarillo,Texas.

Memorial service will be at 2pm  Saturday, April 6, 2019  at New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church located at 3100 Angelus Dr  with Pastor Joyce Mims.

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Ruby Pearl Burgess

Ruby P Burgess

Ruby was born May 24, 1934 in Cameron, Texas to the late Gibson and Violet Swain. She was a long-time standing member of New Bible Birth Fellowship Church, under the leadership of her son Pastor E.J. Cofer. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary.

Viewing will be held from 4pm-6pm Friday, April 5, 2019 at Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.  Amarillo, Texas.

Funeral service will be held at 11 am Saturday, April 6, 2019 at New Birth Bible Fellowship, 2501 SW 3rd with Pastor EJ Cofer as pastor and eulogist.  Burial will be at Llano Cemetery.

She is preceded in death by her parents, eight brothers, sisters, and son Fredrick Cofer.

She is survived by two brothers: Daniel of Amarillo, Texas and George of Texarkana, Texas. Three sons, four daughters, and host of family and friends.

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