Golden Gate Mortuary

Amarillo, Texas

Golden Gate Mortuary - Amarillo, Texas

Carrie Angel Givens

Carrie Angel Givens, 1 month, of Amarillo died February 5, 2019.

Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 11 am at New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church Pastor Joyce A. Mims.

Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary 1416 N. Hughes St. Burial will be at Llano Cemetery

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William Curtis Collins

William C. Collins

Services will be held at 11am Saturday,  February 9, 2019  at Johnson Chapel AME located at 1901 N. Washington St. Amarillo Texas.

Viewing will be held Friday,  February 8, 2019  from 5-7pm.  Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary 1416 N. Hughes St. Amarillo Texas.

William Curtis Collins was born in Edenton, NC, December 10, 1936. He attended Edenton High School and graduated in 1955. Later that year he joined the Air Force. William is a Vietnam Veteran and continued his service until 1977.

He was an active member of Johnson Chapel AME, Pride of the Panhandle Golf Club, and Classic Rollers Car Club.

He is survived by his children: Keith (Myra) Collins of Dallas, Texas. Kirk Collins, and Kami Collins of Amarillo, Texas. Grandchildren: Essence Collins, Lawrence Collins, Keyon Addison, Tyler Hernandez, Julian Hernandez, Kaleb Collins, Kobe Collins, and Kira Collins. Ex-wives Gloria Collins and Shelly Collins.

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Johnny Evrick Johnson

 

Johnny Evrick Johnson

On January 25, 2019, God called another angel home.

Johnny Evrick Johnson was born on November 26, 1968. He served in the Army for four years from 1994 to 1998, where he achieved numerous medals for his service.  Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary.

He leaves to cherish his memory his mother Gold Johnson, wife Angela Johnson and five children, and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Viewing will be held Friday, February 1, 2019 at Golden Gate Mortuary from 5-7pm located 1416 N. Hughes St. Amarillo,Texas.

Service will be held at 1pm Saturday, February 2, 2019 at New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church 3100 Angelus Dr.  Amarillo, Texas.  Burial Arlington National Cemetery.

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Jacquelin Elaine Mason

Jacquelin Mason

Jacquelin Elaine Mason was born to Hershel and Clarice Mason on November 6, 1968. Jackie graduated from Tascosa High School in 1987, attended Amarillo College and went to radiology school in Houston, Texas.

She was employed with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Quitman Clinic, in Houston and the Durham Bus service in Amarillo.  Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary

Viewing will be held Thursday, January 31, 2019  from 5-7pm at Golden Gate Mortuary located 1416 N Hughes St.  Amarillo, Texas.

Service will be held at 11am on Saturday February 1, 2019 at Temple of Praise Community Church 1900 Amarillo Blvd. Amarillo Texas.

She leaves to cherish her memory one daughter; Kourtney Mason and three sons; Tyson, Eric and Aaron Jackson all of Amarillo. three brothers; Willie (Bubba), Ronald (Brandi)and Christopher Mason all of Houston. A sister; Nancy Brown(James)of Louisville, Texas, six granddaughters, six grandsons, a host of nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends, Godparents; Elder John T. and Minnie Bowser, friend; Maudie Chandler.

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Anna Bell Vaughn Colbert

Anna Bell Vaugh Colbert

Anna Bell Vaughn Colbert was born July 16, 1951 in Sulphur Springs, Texas to Nathaniel “N.A.” and Margie Ree Vaughn. At an early age, Anna accepted Jesus Christ as her savior at Antioch Baptist Church in Paducah Texas. She was united in marriage to Joe. C. Colbert, and out of this union came three beautiful children.  Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary.

The viewing will be held at Golden Gate Mortuary located at 1416 N. Hughes, Amarillo, Texas from 6pm-8pm on Friday, January 25, 2019.

Services will be held Saturday, January 26, 2019 at First Christian Church located at 1901 Zula St. Paducah, Texas at 1 pm. Burial in Garden of Memories, Paducah, Texas.

She is preceded in death by her father and mother; one sister, and three brothers.

She leaves to cherish her loving memories, a daughter, Juanita Colbert of Arlington Texas. Two sons Tim Colbert (Annette) and Joe Colbert Jr. (Tamilia) of Amarillo, Texas. Grandchildren, Demri Talton, Derrick Talton Jr., Jericka Colbert, Jakole Colbert, Jaylynn Colbert, Jaci Colbert, Jasmine Colbert, Savion Colbert, Dominic Colbert, Michael Colbert. She leaves to cherish a special significant friend, Larry Pennon of Amarillo, Texas.

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Ira Lee King Sr.

 

Ira Lee King Sr

Service will be held at Temple of Praise Community Church located at 1900 Amarillo Blvd at 11am.  Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary 1416 N. Hughes St. Amarillo, Texas.

Ira Lee King, Sr. 71, died December 16,2018. He was born September 14, 1947 in Crowell, Texas to Minuard and Josephine King.  He was the eldest of 13 children.

Ira attended school in Petersburg, Texas.  He later joined the U.S. Navy where he served 2 years active duty.  While in the Navy, Ira was on the USS Hornet and part of the Apollo Rescue Team.  He served in Vietnam and had the honor of meeting President Nixon and Neal Armstrong.  After leaving the Navy he attended College at Cal State University.  He gave his life to Christ and was called into the Ministry.  He was ordained in 1977 and dedicated his life to serving God.  He was the Assistant Pastor under Jimmy Lee Paschall for 17 years at Greater Shiloh Church of God In Christ, in Compton, California.  While a member at Shiloh, Ira met Linelle Byone.  They were married for 21 years and raised their three children.

He was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend whose life touched many people.  He loved going to Church and always shared the word of God. Ira loved to go fishing, reading his bible, watching Walker Texas Ranger and action movies.  He loved to Bar-B-Que and was known as the King of Chess.

Always smiling, he was best known in Church for singing, “It’s A Blessing To Be In Service One More Time.”

Survivors include three sons, Larry King of Compton, California. Diondre King/Byone (Rachel) of Keller, Texas. Ira Lee King, Jr. of Amarillo.  One daughter, Kini King of Amarillo, Texas.  Nine grandchildren: Zahkwee, Zeldon, Kashabrean, Ky’Anna, Barry, Ireanna, Zakera, Kori, and Lauren.  One great grandson, Korbyn.  Five brothers: Joe King, Johnnie King, and Tracy King, all of Amarillo.  Jerry King (Valorie) of Dell City, OK. Jack King (Mary) of Lubbock, Texas.  Four sisters: Carla Thomas (Robert) Amy King, Pamela King and Shelia King all of Amarillo.  A host of nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and friends.

Although Ira will be missed, he will forever remain in our hearts.  As God called him home, we know he was shouting, “Somebody lift your hands and say yes!”

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Willie Odell Simmons

Willie Simmons

Willie Odell Simmons was born to Macle Chivers and Andrew Simmons Sr. August 3, 1940 in Idabel Oklahoma. Willie Odell was an honored veteran who served for the United States Army and travelled all over the world a huge part being in Germany. Willie Odell accepted Christ in his life at an early age and throughout was an exceptional bible teacher and song-leader.

Viewing will be held at Golden Gate Mortuary Chapel of Angels, Friday November 30, 2018 from 4pm-6pm located at 1416 N. Hughes St.  Amarillo, Texas.

Funeral service will held Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 3pm at North Heights Church of Christ located at 1810 N. Hughes St.  Amarillo, Texas. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary.

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Peggy Lee Johnson

Peggy Lee Johnson

Peggy Johnson, was born April 7, 1955  in Wellington, Texas to Herman and Frankie Moore, and is one of ten children. Peggy was a member of Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church and loved to sing in the choir.

She was a devoted wife, mother, and sibling.

Viewing will be held on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at Golden Gate Mortuary at the Chapel of Angels from 4 pm – 6pm located 1416 N. Hughes St.  Amarillo, Texas.

Service will be held Friday, November 23, 2018 at 11am in Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church located at 1215 N. Hughes St. Amarillo Texas.  Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary.

Burial will be at  Fairview Cemetery at 3:00 pm in Wellington, Texas.

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Rayford Montreal “Ray” Cleveland

Rayford Montreal "Ray" Cleveland

 

Rayford Montreal “Ray” Cleveland, 46, of Amarillo died November 6, 2018.

Memorial Service will be held Saturday November 10, 2018 at 1 pm at New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, 3100 Angelus Dr.  Amarillo, Texas.  Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary 1416 N Hughes St.  Amarillo, Texas.

Rayford Cleveland was born on February 18, 1972 to Jacquline Cleveland and Dan Lewis.  He graduated  from Amarillo High School in 1991.

On November 6, 2018 at 8:28pm God saw that he was tired and the cure was not to be.  So He wrapped his arms around Rayford and whispered, “Come to me,” you do not deserve what you are going through, so he gave him needed rest, God’s garden must be beautiful, because He only takes the best.

Rayford is preceded in death by his mother, Jacquline Cleveland and his 2 grandmothers, Ruby Lewis and Maggie Cleveland.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his loving and devoted wife Alice Cleveland, Three stepchildren: Ayannia Samora(13), Jacob Samora(12) and D’amarion Harris and Two biological children: Treyvon (Julie)Cleveland and Zaniqua Ramos. Two brothers: Derell(cindy)Milligan and Jeremy Hodgest, Five grandchild: Treydon Williams, Jakayla Cleveland, M’kaylen Ramos, Jordan Harper and Betty Johnson…And a host of family and friends.

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Jeffery Alexander Smith

Jeffery A. Smith

Jeffery Alexander Smith, born March 31st in Stephenville, TX, passed away peacefully in his home, on October 19, 2018, in Amarillo, Texas at the age of 53.

Memorial service will be held Friday, October 26, 2018 at 11 am at Lighthouse Baptist Church 5631 Pavillard – Pastor Mark England. Burial Llano Cemetery.

He was baptized at the Church of Living God by Rev. Howard Romaine. He was an accomplished cook and often loved having others brag about his food. He was a dedicated fan who loved the Dallas Cowboys and passionate about music.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents Lena B. Bennett and Earnest Gilford, Macie Smith, and Charles Wright; his father Leon Smith Sr., and brother Leon “Bubba” Smith Jr., nephew Jordan C. Smith, and Stepfather Richard E. Williams.

He is survived by his mother, Gwendolyn Smith of Amarillo, Texas His wife: Racheal Smith of Amarillo, Texas. His children: Mercadez, Marcus, and Jeffery Smith, His sister: Melva Smith-Williams and (Tim) of Amarillo, Texas. His brother: Richard E. Williams of Amarillo, Texas and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.