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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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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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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Ruth Mariea Britt

Ruth Mariea Britt

Ruth was born July 5, 1985 in Amarillo, Texas to Terry Edward Britt and Patricia Garcia Britt. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary located at 1416 N Hughes St. Amarillo, Texas.

Services will be held at 11 am, at First Baptist Church located at 1208 S. Tyler with Pastor Roddrick Watkins officiating. Burial will be at Llano cemetery.

 

Ruth attended Tascosa High School and graduated in 2003. She was a loving mother, sister, daughter, aunt and friend. Ruth was a beautiful kind spirit who was loyal to the people she loved. Her smile and laugh brought light to everyone she came across and could bring joy to even the darkest of rooms.

She leaves to cherish her mother Patricia and father Terry, her two sons Cha’Kyri Hendricks and Bryelle Holmes, her three daughters, Jada Holmes and twin girls Kali and Kyli Kemp. Four sisters Christina and Ashley Britt of Amarillo, Texas, Jennifer and Tea’rria Britt of Arlington and five brothers, Terry Jr, Adrian Salazar, Joshua Britt,and Abel Britt,of Amarillo, Texas and Brock Britt of Arlington, Texas along with a handful of nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind many friends and her Jax Transportation Family.

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Roosevelt Lee Brackens Sr.

Roosevelt Lee Brackens

Roosevelt Lee Brackens (Captain) Sr. was a Christian and loved the Lord. He was a faithful and devoted member of Mount of Blessings Seventh-Day Adventist Church until his health failed. He was loved by many and will be missed by all. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary.

He leaves to cherish his memory his daughters; Alsandra Brackens, Inez Brackens and Leigh Ann Brackens all of Amarillo, a son Roosevelt Lee Brackens of Aurora, CO.

His viewing will be held Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 5pm-7pm at Golden Gate Mortuary located at 1416 N Hughes St. Amarillo, Texas.

Funeral service will be held  Friday at 11am, March 22, 2019 at Mount of Blessings Seventh-Day Adventist Church with Dr. Ennis Johnson-Officiant. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Elora Watson Beard

Elora Beard

 

Elora Watson Beard passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary.

Viewing will be from 6pm-8pm Friday, March 15, 2019 at Golden Gate Mortuary located at 1416 N Hughes St, Amarillo, Texas.

Funeral service will be at 11am Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Mount Olive Baptist Church. Interment will be at Llano Cemetery

She is the daughter of the late Andrew and Louella Watson.

She leaves to cherish her memories a daughter: Lanessa Beard Crosby  sister: Hattie Watson Lewis and brothers: Weldon and Roy Watson.

 

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