Golden Gate Mortuary

Amarillo, Texas

Golden Gate Mortuary - Amarillo, Texas

Virgie J. Burns Scott

Virgie J. Burns Sccott


Virgie J. Burns Scott, 70, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Amarillo.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Prayer Temple Church of God in Christ with Elder Mal Carr as pastor and eulogist. Burial will follow in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.

On Jan. 15, 2017, Virgie Burns Scott earned her wings and went home to be with the Lord. She was born Dec. 4, 1946, to Bobbie M. Harris and Roy L. Humphrey in Austin. She was known as Jean, but lovingly known to many as Granny Jean, Miss Jean, and/or Aunt Jean.

She finished school in Austin and later relocated to Amarillo and attended business school. She was a retired care provider.

She gave her life to the Lord at an early age and enjoyed a personal relationship with God.

She was preceded in death by her father, Roy L. Humphrey; grandmother, Abby Scott; sisters, Evelyn Echols and Dorothy Addison; and a brother, Richard Scott.

Survivors include her mother, Bobbie Harris of Amarillo; her brother; Fennis Scott and wife Mae of Austin; three daughters, Maschon Owens, Nikkeya Dixon and LeKishia Burns, all of Amarillo; two sons, Andrew Burns Jr. and Derrick Burns, both of Amarillo; 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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

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Jeannette Ashley

 Jeannette Ashley


Jeanette Ashley, 58, died January 6, 2017, Amarillo Texas.

Service will be Saturday, January 14, 2017 @ 11: AM @ New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church with Bishop James M. Mims, pastor and officiating. Services provided by: Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes, Amarillo, TX

Jeannette Ashley, 58, of Amarillo was born November 11, 1958 in Terrell, Texas to the late Homer Ashley and Frances Ashley Williams and was called to Glory January 6, 2017.  She loved life and people and her heart was as big as Texas.  She worked as a CNA and Med Aide for over 30 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Stepdad Anderson Williams, brother, Steven Ashley, and grandparents, Hill and Maudie Johnson

She leaves to cherish her memory; two sons, Patrick and Reginald (Marisa) of Amarillo, TexasBrother, Homer Ashley (Paula)of Texico, New Mexico, sister, Annette Edwards of Amarillo, Texas, Niece, Angela Chavers of Amarillo, three grandchildren, Kalin Barnes, Londyn Ja`rae Ashley, and D`asia Ellis all of Amarillo, Texas, Special friend, Clifton Harden

Visitation at funeral home Friday from 2pm until 6PM

Family will be at 1804 N. Maple Street, Amarillo, TX

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Georgia F. Fox


Georgia F. Fox, 98, of Kansas died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, in Amarillo.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Christ Lutheran Church, 5005 Interstate 40, with Pastor Hesse officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 North Hughes St.

She was born Feb. 6, 1918, in Wellington, Kan., to John Hal Bishop and Minnie Pennington. She was a faithful member of Christ Lutheran Church until her health failed.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Wendell L Fox.

Survivors include two sons, Wendell James Fox and Mark Fox Sr. of Amarillo; a sister, Irene Goggans; a brother, William Franklin of Milwaukee Wis.; a daughter-in-law, Diana Fox; four grandchildren, Vanescia Fox, Mark Fox Jr., Cynthia Borden and Phineas Riddley; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great- great-grandchildren

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

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Kenneth W. Austin


Kenneth W. Austin, 61, of Amarillo died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in First Baptist Church, 121 S. Eight St., in Memphis with Elder Willie Jackson as eulogist. Burial will be Fairview Cemetery in Memphis. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary.

Kenneth W. Austin was born Feb. 24, 1955, in Memphis to Pink W. Austin and Odessa Cooper Austin. He received his education from Memphis Independent School District. Afterward, he relocated to Dallas, where he worked for Dallas Morning News. He later relocated to Amarillo and was employed by the movie theater and Sears Department Store in the mall. He enjoyed people watching and hanging out at the park with family and friends.

Survivors include two brothers, Travis Austin and wife Cindy of Denton and Willie E. McDonald of Dallas; three sisters, Cleola Johnson and husband Larry and Robbie Jackson and husband Willie, both of Memphis, and Etta Austin of Reno, Nev.; 10 nephews; nine nieces; nine great-nephews; eight great-nieces; and a great-great-nephew .

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

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Ethel M. Angton



Ethel M. Angton, 59, of Amarillo died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Love Fellowship Church with Bishop Warren Coble as eulogist. Burial will be in Bowers Cemetery in Shamrock. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary.

Ethel was born Feb. 14, 1957, in Collingsworth County to Columbus and Elnora Bryant. She was united in holy matrimony to Albert Angton on Nov. 25, 1981. She accepted Christ as her personal Savior early in life. She attended Greater Faith Mission Church in Shamrock and later became a member of the Love Fellowship Church in Amarillo.

She graduated from Samnorwood High School, attended West Texas A&M University and obtained her LVN license from Clarendon College. She was employed at Ussery Roan Texas State Veterans Home in Amarillo, Georgia Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation, Country Club Nursing Rehabilitation and Shamrock Nursing Home.

Survivors include 2 sons, Albert Angton of Fort Worth and Bryant Angton of Amarillo; 3 daughters, Brandi Angton of Fort Worth, Starla Angton and Danielle Angton, both of Amarillo; 2 brothers, Columbus Bryant of Shamrock and John Bryant of California; 6 sisters, Gladys Bryant Menefield of Shamrock, Ada Asante Hampton of Ga., Mable Coble and husband Bishop Warren Coble of Amarillo, Mattie Block and husband Reggie Block of Fayetteville, Ga., Peggy Bryant of Stockton, Calif., and Mary Bryant of Amarillo; and 6 grandchildren.

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

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