Golden Gate Mortuary

Amarillo, Texas

Golden Gate Mortuary - Amarillo, Texas

J. L. Sinches

J. L. Sinches

J.L. Sinches, 63, of Amarillo died Saturday, June 6, 2015, in Hereford.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church with Bishop James M. Mims, as eulogist and Co-Pastor Joyce A. Mims officiating. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

J.L. Sinches was born in Amarillo to John and Beatrice Sinches. He attended school in Lubbock. In 1967, he married Linda Fulcher and to this union a daughter was born, Jeanetta Davis. He worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant and cook for most of his life. He was a member of Good Samaritan Church in Plainview under the leadership Mother Givens and the Rev. Randall Reeves

Survivors include his wife, Linda; a daughter; Jeannetta Davis; three sisters, Shurlie Horn and Lola Price, both of Amarillo, and Adella Sinches of Pampa; two brothers, Stanley Bolton of Amarillo and Leedrew Chad Bolton of Lubbock; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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Raymond Eugene Smith

Raymond Eugene Smith

Veteran

HOUSTON — Raymond Eugene Smith, 80, of Houston died Tuesday, May 12, 2015.

Memorial services were held May 23, 2015, in New Birth Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Houston with the Rev. Kenneth Harrison officiating. Local arrangements were by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

Ray was born Jan. 4, 1935, in Amarillo to Jessie Smith and Bessie Manning Smith. He graduated from Caver High School in Amarillo. He was a veteran of the Army. After moving to Houston, he attended Texas Southern University. After he graduated from Texas Southern with a degree in business and marketing, he traveled in pursuit of his dreams. Later, he lived and worked in Cancun and Cozumel, Mexico, as a share agent. These were some of his most talked about memories.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two older brothers, Robert “Bob” and Lloyd.

Survivors include his daughter, Monique “Nikki” Ward of Houston; a sister, Autrey Smith-Williams of Denver; a sister-in-law, Ruby Smith of Plainview; his nieces, Patricia Austin, Robin, Ruby and Tracy Smith; his nephews, Patrick, Greg and Brad Smith; his cousins, Rosemary Harkins, Betty Sue Briggs, and Carlotta Randle, all of Amarillo; and a host of cousins, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends

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George T. Wiley

George T. Wiley

George T. Wiley, 67, of Amarillo died Sunday, May 31, 2015.

Celebration of life services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Circus Room, 2309 S.W. Sixth Street. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

He was born May 28, 1948, in Washington, D.C., to Billy Tom Wiley and Adelle Tidwell Wiley. He grew up in Clayton N.M., and graduated in 1966. After a year in college, he moved to Amarillo. He later went into the bar business and retired from the Rusty Nail Lounge.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Kipi Holcomb–Wiley; and a sister, Sandra Kohler.

Survivors include his wife, Clydette; a brother, Jack Wiley and wife Janelle of Colorado; and several nieces, nephews and friends.

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