Golden Gate Mortuary

Amarillo, Texas

Golden Gate Mortuary - Amarillo, Texas

Jettie Victoria Thrash

Jettie Victoria Thrash

Jettie Victoria Thrash, 68, died Thursday, July 7, 2016.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Trinity Fellowship Church West Auditorium, 5000 Hollywood Road. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

Jettie was born on April 23, 1948, in Natchitoches, La., to Harold Jones Jr. and Girlean Wiggins. She attended Central High School in Natchitoches and obtained a GED from North Heights Learning Center as well as attended Amarillo College.

Jettie married Julius Leon Thrash in 1964. She retired from Pantex, where she worked nearly 20 years, and she loved to fish.

She was a member of Community of Grace United Methodist Church, was a beloved mother and sister, a proud grandmother and a cherished aunt and friend. She was affectionately known as Queen Victoria for her sense of independence and strength, and she will never be forgotten.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sisters, Mildred Mae Jones and Geneva Jones; five brothers, Harold Johnny Jones, Murray Lee Jones, Melvin James Jones, Mack Henry Jones and Harry Jones III; and a grandson, Donta Ramound Woods.

Survivors include a son, Elbridge Thrash and wife Audrey of Windsor, Colo.; two daughters, Sheila Thrash-Woods and husband Robert Jr. of Amarillo and Dr. Robbin Thrash-Patterson and husband Robert of Fort Worth; her life partner and close friend, Jerry Richard of Amarillo; 10 grandchildren, Bridget Thrash-Adiukwu and husband Charles, Blesson and Brandye Thrash, Austin Ford, Tristan and Christopher Woods, Victoria and Jasmyne Alexander and Ciera and Jordynn Coffey; a sister, Mary Lee Cox and husband Lugene of Winnfield, La.; two brothers, Lee Edward Jones and wife Wanda of Houston and Odell Jones of Lompoc, Calif.; eight great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

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

Sign the online guest book at www.goldengatemortuary.co.

Carmen Childs

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Carmen Childs, 52, formerly of Amarillo, died Wednesday, July 6, 2016, in Fort Worth.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Saint John Baptist with the Rev. Joe Cofer as eulogist. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

Survivors include two children, three brothers, seven sisters and four grandchildren.

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

Sign the online guest book at www.goldengatemortuary.co