Golden Gate Mortuary

Amarillo, Texas

Golden Gate Mortuary - Amarillo, Texas

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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Jealden Carr

Jealden Carr

 

CLINTON, Okla. — Jealden Carr, 81, of Clinton died Saturday, April 1, 2017.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church in Clinton with Elijah B. Demerson officiating and Mal Ray Carr as eulogist. Burial will be in Clinton Cemetery. Arrangements are by Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home of Clinton and local announcement by Golden Gate Mortuary in Amarillo, Texas.

Jealden was a member of True Gospel Christ Holy Sanctified Church. She loved the outdoors, gardening, working with her flowers and Friday Night Red Tornado football.

Survivors include three daughters, Ethel Jean Jones and Joy Renee Cobbins, both of Amarillo, and Norma Gale Mallory of Arlington, Texas; four sons, Richard Allen Carr and wife, Rose of Tulsa and Mal Ray Carr and wife Edith, Herbert Charles Carr and wife Maria and Adrian Dewayne Carr and wife Tyra, all of Amarillo; two sisters Opal Fisher of El Reno and Pauline Johnson of Longview, Texas; a brother, Billy Paul Sanders of Longview; 28 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous other family members.

The family will greet guest and host a memorial service at 6:30 p.m. today in True Gospel Tabernacle, 801 Glenn Smith Road, in Clinton.

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Vincent R. “Big Man” Martin

 

Vincent R. Martin

 

Vincent R. “Big Man” Martin, 57, of Amarillo died Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Carter Chapel CME Church with pastor and eulogist, the Rev. Roy Walker, officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

Vincent Romel Martin, “Big Man,” was born March 15, 1960, in Amarillo to CM and Helen Martin.

He went to Palo Duro High School. He was a manager for Whataburger for 10 years and retired from Bob’s Taxi service after 10 years.

He was laid back, had a quiet personality and enjoyed his own space. He was a huge Dallas Cowboys fan.

Survivors include his parents, CM and Helen Martin of Amarillo; a son, Robert Washington of Amarillo; four brothers, Wayne Banks and wife Evette of Terrell; CM Martin Jr. and wife Linda of Arlington; Richard Martin and David Martin and wife Lattica, both of Amarillo; two grandchildren, Quinton and Robbee Washington, both of Amarillo; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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Billie C. Flanagan

 

Billie C Flanagan

Billie C. Flanagan, 67, of Amarillo died Saturday, March 25, 2017.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in South Georgia Baptist Church with Pastor Mike Martin as eulogist. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

Billie Charles Flanagan was born Nov. 4, 1949, and went home to be with the Lord on March 25, 2017.

He and his wonderful wife enjoyed 39 years of marriage. He enjoyed playing dominoes and telling jokes. His favorite team was the Dallas Cowboys. Faced with physical challenges, he lived life to the fullest, never complained and kept a positive outlook on life.

He loved and enjoyed his church, South Georgia Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Edna Flanagan of Amarillo; a stepson, Leslie Fullbright of Amarillo; a daughter, Trinette Flanagan of Houston; a son, Billie B. Flanagan of Lubbock; two sisters, Doris Flanagan of Amarillo and Betty Alexander of Vallejo, Calif.; and two brothers, Richard L. Flanagan and Clyde E. Flanagan of Amarillo.

Viewing will be from 1 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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Gloria Ohuonu

Gloria Ohuonu

 

Gloria Ohuonu, 68, of Amarillo died Friday, March 24, 2017, in Houston.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Greater Love Temple Church. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

Gloria was born Jan. 13, 1949, in Wharton to Jodie Simmons Sr. and Esther Simmons. In 1978, she married Lee Ohuonu in New York City. She was a registered nurse for 45 years and touched the lives of many people.

She was preceded in life by her parents, Jodie and Esther Simmons; her husband, Lekuwa Ohuonu; and a sister, Josephine Collins.

Survivors include to cherish her memory and carry on her legacy, two daughters, Ugo Akinboye and husband Michael of Houston and Ihudiya Ohuonu of Amarillo; a son, Lee Ohuonu of Amarillo; her brothers, Jodie Simmons and wife Dora and Jimmie Simmons and wife Michelle, all of Amarillo; a granddaughter, Abigail Akinboye of Houston; and a grandson, Alexander Akinboye of Houston.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today and 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at  New Covenant Baptist Church, 3100 Angelus Drive.

Kenneth R Burks

 

Kenneth R Burks

 

Kenneth R. Burks, 62, of Amarillo died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in Dallas.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in New Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. Maurice Burks as eulogist. Arrangements are by Golden gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

Kenneth was employed by Bell Helicopter until his health failed. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and enjoyed singing in the choir. He was a 1973 graduate of Caprock High School.

Survivors include two daughters, Antoinette M. Brown and Kennitha Burks; three brothers, Robert E. Brown, Eldwin J. Brown and Curtis B. Brown; a sister, Doris M. Fletcher; four grandchildren; seven nephews; a niece; and a host of cousins, relatives and friends.

Viewing will be from 1 to 6 p.m. today and Friday at the funeral home.

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Perry Mitchell Sr.

 

Perry Mitchell Sr.

Perry Mitchell Sr., 86, of Amarillo died Thursday, March 16, 2017.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in First Presbyterian Church with Pastors Kim and Murray officiating. Arrangements by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

Perry L. Mitchell Sr., the son of John T. Mitchell and Sally Jackson, was born Sept. 17, 1930, in Eldorado, Okla. He loved fishing, his children and his grandchildren. He attended the Oklahoma public school system and was a Texas pipe and steel worker for many years.

Survivors include two brothers, Arnold R. Mitchell and Harold D. Mitchell; three sons, Harold Mitchell, Perry Mitchell and John Mitchell; two daughters, Deborah Graves and Mary Mitchell; and a number of grandchildren, great- grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

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Estella Marie Nelson

Estella Marie Nelson

 

Estella Marie Nelson, 76, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church with Bishop James Mims, pastor, and Pastor V.C. Conner as eulogist. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

Estella Marie Nelson was born Sept. 30, 1940, in Bryan to Earnest and Estella Carey. She attended Amarillo public schools. She married the late Bobbie Lewis Nelson in 1954; of this union, seven children were born.

She worked for Hub Clothiers and Ambassador Hotel for many years. Estella and Bobby “Vida Blue” also owned and operated several local café’s in Amarillo.

Estella loved spending time with her family and children. She spent her leisure time playing cards and fishing, two hobbies that she truly enjoyed.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Lum and Otis Carey; her children, Irma Nelson and Larry Nelson; and her grandsons, Lorenzo Nelson and Larry “Little Larry” Nelson Jr.

Survivors include two sisters, Earma Conner and Robbie Fleming; three brothers, Earnest, Nathaniel and Jackson Carey and wife Lamelda, all of Amarillo; three daughters, Glendell Oages and husband Billy, Debra Poindexter of Amarillo and Bobbie Kelly of Lubbock; three sons, Bobby Nelson Jr. and Michael Nelson, both of Amarillo, and Billy Porter and wife Clara of Midland; 26 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren.

Viewing will be from 1 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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