Golden Gate Mortuary

Amarillo, Texas

Golden Gate Mortuary - Amarillo, Texas

Johnny Vernon Scott

Johnny Vernon Scott

 

Johnny V. Scott Sr, 67, was born July 2, 1950, in Memphis, TX, to the late Freddy Asberry and Hattie Anderson.

Services will be 11am Saturday in New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements by  Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St. Amarillo, TX, James and Joyce Mims- Owners.

Johnny enjoyed sports, working, being around people, and peace.  He was such a joy to be around.  He was such a granny’s baby. He attended Mt. Zion Baptist, Memphis TX, under the leadership of Pastor VR Gilmore.  He enjoyed Sunday School, BTU and Vacation Bible School.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, mother; Hattie Anderson, Father; Freddy Asberry, brother; Cornelius Scott, sister; Sue Steptoe.

Survivors include his wife Mary Joanne Scott Pampa TX.  Sons; Johnny Vernon (Amanda) Scott Jr., Pampa, TX.  Janestyl Scott, Monroe, Louisiana; Aaron (Sarah) Young, Pampa,TX. Daughters; Tonya Young, Oklahoma City, OK. Shelly Young McKinney, TX. Brothers; Fred Jackson, Robert Asberry (Amarillo, TX), Donnell Asberry (Patricia), Amarillo TX, Freddy Scott, Colma, CA. Adel Scott Pittsburg, CA.  Eddie William (Marilyn), Memphis, TX, Michael Knox, Abilene TX. Sisters; Dorothy Scott, San Francisco, CA, Fannie Jackson, Phoenix, AZ, Linda Asberry, San Francisco, CA, Minister Betty Nickerson (Ronnie), Amarillo, TX, Edna William, Houston, TX, Marilyn Joyce Session, Pampa, TX, Melody Steptoe (Anthony), Memphis, TX, Brenda Matthews, Dallas, TX, Jessica Gibson (Kelvin), El Dorado AR, Shirley Thomas (Henry) Memphis, TX.  Two Uncles; Johnny Witherspoon of Hope, Arkansas and Robert Poindexter of Tacoma, Washington.  His Stepfather; Jimmie James of Amarillo and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Viewing will be at Golden Gate Mortuary Chapel of Angels today September 15, 2017 from 3pm-6pm.

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Tyson L Anderson

Tyson L Anderson

Tyson Le’Trail Anderson Sr. 25 of Amarillo was called home on August 31 2017.

Services will be Saturday, September 9, 2017, 11:AM, Greater Love Temple, Bishop Jackie Riles, Pastor. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary, James and Joyce Mims, owners

Tyson Was born April 5th 1992, in Amarillo Texas to Brandy Dawn Termain and Willie Thomas Anderson.

He leaves to cherish his memory: his Father Willie Anderson of Amarillo Texas,brothers; Caylon Anderson Tevin Anderson, and Leland Anderson all of Amarillo Texas; sisters; NaTasha Anderson Of Clinton Oklahoma. Laila Anderson of Amarillo Texas a son; Tyson Le’Trail Anderson Jr a daughter ;Nevaeh Cyncere DeGreat both of Amarillo Texas

Viewing will be today 3PM to 6PM at funeral home.

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Ozell Cook

Ozell Cook

 

Ozell Cook born on October 10, 1945, in Rosebud, Texas to, Milton Cook, Jr and Daisy Bell Cook.

Services will be 11am Saturday, September 2, 2017, in Temple of Praise, Bishop Chris Brown, pastor, Pastor William C. Fifer, as eulogist.  Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 North Hughes St, Amarillo TX

Ozell was the eighth of fourteen children. He served in the 82nd Air Borne Division as an Infantry Paratrooper in Vietnam. During this time, he was wounded several times and received a Purple Heart. In addition, Ozell received a Silver Star for gallantry. He completed his term and was received an honorable discharge in 1967.

Those left to cherish his memory include three daughters: Cassandra Lemons (Robert) of Mesquite, TX, Erika Milton (Patrick) and Arnedra “Tweety” Cook of Garland, TX; two sons: Kevin Robinson of Fort Worth, TX and Adrian Cook of Dallas, TX.; five brothers: Charlie Cook (Rushia) of Houston, TX, Gerry Cook, Jerry Cook and William Cook all of Amarillo and Lindsey Cook of Huntsville, TX; three sisters: Chinester Cook Brackeen (Rogers) of Amarillo, TX, Clancy Nell of Los Angeles, CA, Sammie Johnson (Wendell) of San Angelo, TX; ex-wife, Eleanor Tennison and one brother-in-law, A. J. Nichols II; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visiting will be today from 6pm-7pm at the funeral home.

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Golden Gate Mortuary, Amarillo, TX James/Joyce Mims – owners

Donald Ray Lamar

Donald Ray Lamar

Donald Ray Lamar, 78, of Amarillo died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017.

Services will be Monday, August 7, 2017, 2pm, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Pastor James L. Collins Pastor and eulogist. Services provided by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes, Amarillo, TX.

Donald Ray Lamar, 78, passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. His services will be held at 2:00pm on Monday, August 7th, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery by Golden Gate Mortuary.

Mr. Lamar was born in Marlin, TX on July 27th ,1939 to Ralph and Devorah Lamar, but spent the majority of his life in Amarillo, TX where he worked as a Quality Engineer at Pantex. Before retiring, he spent 10 years working in Paducah, KY at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. Then he came back home. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Classic Rollers Car Club, and an avid follower of sports. His favorite past time was sitting with Dexter – his dog – bingeing on news, sports and westerns.

But most importantly, Donald Lamar was a family man. He spent his life providing foundation and support for his wife Delphine Lamar, and his (4) children, Donna Lamar, Donald R. Lamar II (Elouise), Dale Anthony Lamar, Derrick H.R. Lamar and (3) grandchildren, Dierra, Deasia and Mia. He knew how to love and was loved.

He’s also survived by his sister Patricia Davenport of Amarillo, her daughter Roshanda Tinnin (Michael) and her children, Alyssa and Tristan.

Mr. Lamar leaves a host of life-long friends, extended family and a legacy that will remain strong to the finish.

Viewing at Golden Gate Mortuary Chapel of Angels, Sunday, August 6, 2017, from 2pm – 4pm.

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Ollie Faye Walker

Ollie Faye Walker

 

Ollie Faye Walker, 73, of Amarillo died Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Jenkins Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Steven Martin, pastor, as eulogist. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

Mrs. Ollie Faye Boxx Walker was born May 24, 1944, in Denison, Ark., to Mrs. Bessie Williamson.

She later moved to Amarillo, and was united in marriage to Frank James Walker on March 4, 1972.


Ollie joined the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church and served as vice president of the mission. She was a faithful member of Shiloh for more than 20 years. She later united with the Jenkins Chapel Baptist Church, where she served until her health failed. She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter No. 23 for several years.

Survivors include six daughters, Mary Catherine Hester, Ruby Jean Taylor, Cora Dunbar, Teresa Walker, Brenda Kidd and LaDonna Gardner; a son, Willie James Burns; two nieces, Betty Smith and Carla Davis; two nephews, Tony Davis and Rodney Sharp; a special friend, Patsy Sims; 11 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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Edward Van Gilbreath Jr

Edward Van Gilbreath Jr

Edward Van Gilbreath Jr., 63, of Amarillo died Friday, July 21, 2017.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Jenkins Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Vurn C. Martin officiating and the Rev. Austin Ingram Jr. as eulogist. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary 1416 N. Hughes St.

Edward Van Gilbreath Jr. departed this life on Friday, July 21. He was born on Tuesday, June 29, 1954, in Amarillo to Vurnell and Edward Van Gilbreath Sr.

Edward graduated from Palo Duro High School in 1974 and attended trade school afterwards. Edward accepted his life to Christ at an early age and was united at Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church. In fulfilling his acceptance, he earned his certification in ministry in March 2009.

Edward married Glenda Smith in March of 1974 and to this union were two sons were born.

Edward worked for Santa Fe Railroad and was an assistant supervisor at Mead’s Bakery until their relocation. He took strong pride in caring for his family and was especially devoted to the caretaking of his mother.

He was preceded in death by his father; his brothers, James L. Penns Jr. and Terry Van Gilbreath Sr.; and a sister, LaMarra Jean Luster

Survivors include his mother, Vurnell Gilbreath; his sons, Tarik Edward Gilbreath, Edmund Dewayne Nelson and wife Shannon and Marquis Tippet, all of Amarillo, and Edward Van Gilbreath III of Tucson, Ariz.; his grandchildren, Tarmetria, Tarika, Taye, Tre’Von, Talik, Taijh, Tyrell, Nevaeh, Tuandre, Savanna and Mario; a great-grandchild, Calyiah; his sisters, Dorothy Conict, Pearlie Penns, Gloria Gilbreath, Beverly Gilbreath, Linda Perry and husband Ralph, Sheila Gilbreath and husband Nate and Gilda “Shan” Gilbreath, all of Amarillo; his brothers, Maurice Gilbreath and Orlando “Chop” Gilbreath, both of Amarillo; and an aunt, Bertha Bowers of Amarillo.

Viewing will be from 2 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

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LaKesha Monique Johnson Gilbreath

 

 

 Lakesha Monique Johnson Gilbreath

LaKesha Monique Johnson Gilbreath, 38, of Amarillo died Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church with Bishop James Mims, pastor, officiating and the Rev. Vurn Martin of Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church as eulogist. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

LaKesha Monique Johnson Gilbreath was born Nov. 10, 1978, in Tucson, Ariz. She graduated from Tascosa High School and attended Amarillo College. She enjoyed being a mother, enjoyed her family, loved dancing and was always excited about getting her hair done.

Survivors include a daughter, MaurKesha Johnson Gilbreath; her husband, Maurice Gilbreath of Amarillo; three sisters, Nadeana Flowers of Atlanta, Ga., Sabrina Brown of Dallas and Sharay Brown and husband Timothy of Forth Worth; a brother, Damien Brown and wife Sarah of Amarillo; six aunts, Delois Davis, Angela White, Brenda White, Betty White, Tammy White and Michelle White; and a host of other relatives and friends.

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Naish Davis Jr

Naish Davis Jr

Naish Davis Jr., 64, died Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church with Bishop Mims, pastor, officiating and Joyce Mims, co-pastor, as eulogist. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery in Amarillo. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

Naish Davis Jr. was born May 9, 1953. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, watching movies, fishing, collecting model cars and anything that has to do with the Marines.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Nash and Marie Davis; two grandchildren, Ja’len Hall-Mayes and Angel McDow; and two great-grandchildren, Sa’Vion Hall-Edwards and Ta’Vion Rashaad Martin.

Survivors include his loving wife, Gladys Hall; who stayed by his side until the end; three brothers, Robert Davis and Ronnie Davis, both of Amarillo, and Jesse Burdex of Alburqueque, N.M.; 10 children, Ricky Hall, Teresa Hall-Block, Dana Moore, Angie Hall (Ray), Rose Hall, Naish Hall, Jerome Hall, Patrick Hall, Latnisha Hall and Lisa Hall, all of Amarillo; 30 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends

Viewing will be from 3 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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Dempsey Lee Davis

 

 

 

 

Dempsey Lee Davis

Dempsey Lee Davis, 74, of Amarillo died Monday, April 10, 2017.

Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church with Bishop Mims, pastor, and co-Pastor Joyce Mims as eulogist. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

Dempsey Lee Davis, the youngest son born to Dempsey and Lillie Mae Davis, was born in Clarksville. He attended school in Wichita Falls and finished in Amarillo.

He worked for Captain Wire and Cable in Plano until his retirement.

He married Gladys Steward on Nov. 27, 1974. They were married for 40 years until her death in 2015.

He occasionally attended New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church with his wife, Gladys, who was a faithful member for years.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; and two sisters, Hyabon and Helen.

Survivors include a daughter, Sheree and husband William Foster; a son, Eric Davis, all of Amarillo; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; five brothers-in-law; three sisters-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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Michael E. Terry

 

Michael E Terry

 

Michael E. Terry, 48, died Monday, April 10, 2017.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church with Bishop James Mims, pastor, officiating and the Rev. VC Connors as eulogist. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

Michael L. Terry was born Dec. 7, 1968, in Amarillo to JW Terry and Flossie Phillips. He was employed by JBS Tannery for 11 years and enjoyed fishing, water rafting and football.

Survivors include three brothers, Charles Poindexter and wife Tina and Jimmy James and wife Krystal, both of Amarillo, and Edwin Phillips and wife Shelia of Hurst; two sisters, Linda Dunlap of Amarillo and Melissa Maxwell and husband Terrance of Keller; two uncles, Johnny Witherspoon of Hope, Ark., and Robert Poindexter of Tacoma, Wash.; his stepfather, Jimmie James of Amarillo; his special friend, Misty Kowing and her two sons, Kristian and Noah; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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