Golden Gate Mortuary

Amarillo, Texas

Golden Gate Mortuary - Amarillo, Texas

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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