Golden Gate Mortuary

Amarillo, Texas

Golden Gate Mortuary - Amarillo, Texas

King Thomas

King Thomas

King Thomas, Jr. was born October 24, 1968 in Los Angeles, California to the late King Thomas, Sr. and Alice Faye Thomas.

Services will be held Monday, March 19, 2018 at 1pm Jenkins Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will be at Llano Cemetery.

King attended and graduated Clarksville High School. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the military as a “R A”. He was honorably discharged from the 5/9 Infantry as a Seargent HHC 4th BN 12th IN (USAREUR E5) in 1995. Prior to meeting Lurketia Jones, King rededicated his life to God at Carter Chapel C.M.E. in 2013. On July 12, 2014, King and Lurketia were married. King was dedicated to his family. He loved music, fishing, playing dominoes and chess and had a passion for motorcycles. He was an alumni of the Rough Rider Biker Club – where he rode along side his Ride or Die “potna”, Quincy Reasonover. King and Lurketia enjoyed life and each other. The love that King and Lurketia shared was seen on their face in the many photos that were taken while they were vacationing in many wonderful vacation spots. They also enjoyed their many trips with Valerie and Willie Tennon.

King was preceded by his father, King Thomas, Sr.

Survivors include his wife, Lurketia; mother, Alice Faye Thomas (Clarksville, Texas); four children: Joshua Thomas, King Thomas, III, Princess Faye and Angel. Stepchildren: Curtis Smith, III, LaKrystal Smith and Jerryl Walzier; two sisters Yolanda Williams (Clarksville) and Shandra Lott (Amarillo) and a brother Cleveland and Melissa (Clarksville). He is also survived by his father-in-law, T J Jones (Sally) and sister-in-laws Terry JoAnn Reid (Abilene) and Marshey and Vincent Ford (Rockwell)and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. He leaves behind his legacy, his smile and his zest for life. You will be missed King.

Viewing will be held, Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Golden Gate Mortuary Chapel of Angels from 3pm-6pm.

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Bobby Phea

Bobby Phea

Mr. Bobby Phea (Dog) was born in Vernon, Texas to Mary K. Green.

Services will be held Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 1pm at Greater Love Temple Church Amarillo, Texas.

He is one of nine siblings. He was married to Gwen Phea from 1998 to 2008. He is engaged to Veronica Madison from Killeen, Texas. He is the proud father of five children. Bobby cared deeply for people always willing to give a helping hand. He was quick to forgive and always there when he was needed. Bobby was a good father and grandfather. He was a talented mechanic and artist. He graduated from Central Texas College as a Diesel Engine Specialist and Automotive Mechanic. Bobby was always smiling and was encouraging people to laugh. He had a big heart and was very humble.

He is survived by four brothers; Anthony Phea, Donald Luper, Miles Luper, Marlon Bailey, and Warminski Bonner, and three sisters; Angela Graves, Valencia Bonner, Pamona Bonner. He is the proud father of five children; Talisha Vinson, Bobby Phea Jr., Yance Phea, Avory Phea, and Quincey Phea.

Viewing will be held Friday, March 16, 2018 from 4pm-6pm at Golden Gate Mortuary Chapel of Angels 1416 N. Hughes Amarillo, Texas.

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Ella F. Crain

Ella F Crain

Ella Faye Crain Was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas on September 29, 1946, to Edward and Margret Johnson.  She worked as a care giver until she retired in 1993.

Services will be at St. John Baptist Church 2301 NW 14th St. Amarillo Texas at 2pm Saturday, March 3, 2018 with Pastor Anthony B. Harris, Eulogist. Burial will be at Llano Cemetery.

She is preceded by her parents; Edward and Margaret Johnson, Two brothers; Robert Johnson and Elbert Johnson, Sr.

She is survived by Three children; Tanya Crain, Billy and Joseph Welch all of Amarillo. Three sibling; Ruby Johnson, Lela Anderson and Charles Johnson all of Amarillo. Four grandchildren; Daphaney Berry, RayShawn, DeShawn, and Torrey Welch. Three great grandchildren; KeyShawn, Royale Welch, Zariyaah Welch all of Amarillo and a host of nieces, nephew, and cousins.

Viewing will be held from 4pm-6pm Friday, March 2, 2018.

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