Golden Gate Mortuary

Amarillo, Texas

Golden Gate Mortuary - Amarillo, Texas


Bishop James M. Mims, Owner and Funeral Director 

Bishop Mims

Pastor James Mims graduated from Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science 1974
Amarillo College Seminar Extension
Funeral industry since 1974
He is the Pastor of the New Covenant Missionary Baptist of 26 years
He and his wife, Joyce recently celebrated 36 years of marriage; and
resides in Amarillo, TX

Mrs. Joyce A. Mims
Owner/CEO of Golden Gate Mortuary

Mrs. Joyce Mims

 Mrs. Mims is a 1974 graduate of East Texas State University– Commerce, Texas with a Bachelor of Science Degree
She is a retired teacher/track and field/cross country coach/Palo Duro High School for 29 years.
She is Co-Pastor and First Lady at the New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church.  She and Pastor Mims recently celebrated 36 years of marriage. They have six children; Erica, Ebony, James Jr, Eric Sr, Ernest, & Michael and 14 grandchildren

They resides in Amarillo, TX

Mr. Eric J. Mims, Sr./Attendant

Eric Mims Sr

Eric is a graduate of West Texas A@M University
He is a teacher/coach at Skyline High School, Dallas, TX
He and his wife, Adrienne and their childen, Karien, Kiyerra
Erin and Eric Jr., resides in Glenn Heights, TX

Mr. Julian A. Reese/Funeral Director/Media Director

Mrs. Erica Mims Reese/Lady Attendant

The Reese's

Julian is a graduate of Indiana State University;
He is the Head Coach of Amarillo Venom ISFl Football Team

He and his wife Erica, and their children, Angel, Julian II, Jordan
resides in Amarillo, Texas

Erica is a 2004 graduate of West Texas A@M University
She teaches at Robert E. Lee Elementary School
She and her husband Julian and their children, Angel, Julian II, Jordan
resides:  Amarillo, Texas

Mr. Ernest J. Mims/Attendant

Ernie Family

Ernest is a graduate of Eastern New Mexico University/Portales, New Mexico
He is a teacher/ coach at Palo Duro High School
He and his wife Tasha, and their sons, Javien and Evan resides in Amarillo, Texas

Mrs. Ebony Mims Walker
Mims Walker Custom Print/Lady Attendant

The Walker's

Ebony is a 2008 graduate of West Texas A@M University in Canyon, Texas
She is a teacher/coach at Austin Middle School
She and her husband Kendrick, and their children KJ and Emory. Resides in Amarillo TX

Rosemary Bowser/Death Certificates


Rosemary graduated from Wayland Baptist University/ Bachelor of Science. WTAMU Degree Mid-Management Education and Bachelors Degree in Education.  34 Years with AISD as teacher, principal, coach, athletic director. Rosemary resides in Euless, TX with husband Mark and daughter Dannissa.

Mark D. McCowan/Attendant

Mark D. McCowan

Mark is a graduate from Amarillo College Amarillo, TX. He is from Fort Wayne, IN.  He is employed by AISD and also has been a Home Care Provider for numerous years.

Morris Brown/Driver/Attendant


Lola Price/Driver/Lady Attendant



Rose Anthony-Shaw/Webmaster


Rose is a two-time graduate with Bachelors/Masters from Wayland Baptist University, Amarillo, Texas.

She is married to Reverend Mickey Shaw.

They have five children Tyrone, Aisha, Chris, Charles and Shameka.






  • Dennis Morris says:

    Our prayers & condolences to the Gonzales family from all of Corey Wesley’s previous co-workers at Edwards Mail Service.
    Dennis Morris
    Doug Collins
    Bill Wright

    January 17, 2015 at 5:27 am

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