Golden Gate Mortuary

Amarillo, Texas

Golden Gate Mortuary - Amarillo, Texas

Ruth Mariea Britt

Ruth Mariea Britt

Ruth was born July 5, 1985 in Amarillo, Texas to Terry Edward Britt and Patricia Garcia Britt. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary located at 1416 N Hughes St. Amarillo, Texas.

Services will be held at 11 am, at First Baptist Church located at 1208 S. Tyler with Pastor Roddrick Watkins officiating. Burial will be at Llano cemetery.

 

Ruth attended Tascosa High School and graduated in 2003. She was a loving mother, sister, daughter, aunt and friend. Ruth was a beautiful kind spirit who was loyal to the people she loved. Her smile and laugh brought light to everyone she came across and could bring joy to even the darkest of rooms.

She leaves to cherish her mother Patricia and father Terry, her two sons Cha’Kyri Hendricks and Bryelle Holmes, her three daughters, Jada Holmes and twin girls Kali and Kyli Kemp. Four sisters Christina and Ashley Britt of Amarillo, Texas, Jennifer and Tea’rria Britt of Arlington and five brothers, Terry Jr, Adrian Salazar, Joshua Britt,and Abel Britt,of Amarillo, Texas and Brock Britt of Arlington, Texas along with a handful of nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind many friends and her Jax Transportation Family.

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Keith Craig

Keith T. Craig

Services for Mr. Keith Craig are scheduled at 11am Friday, March 29, 2019 at at New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, 3100 Angelus Dr. Amarillo Texas with Pastor Joyce.

Viewing will be held from 10am-11am before the service. Burial will be in Lubbock, Texas immediately following the funeral service.

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Anthony Saunders

Anthony Saunders, 60, of Amarillo. Anthony passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019. Anthony was a resident of Texas at the time of passing.  Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary 1416 N Hughes St. Amarillo, Texas

Memorial service will be held at 3pm Friday, March 22, 2019   at New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church located at 1300 Angelus Dr. Amarillo, Texas.

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Roosevelt Lee Brackens Sr.

Roosevelt Lee Brackens

Roosevelt Lee Brackens (Captain) Sr. was a Christian and loved the Lord. He was a faithful and devoted member of Mount of Blessings Seventh-Day Adventist Church until his health failed. He was loved by many and will be missed by all. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary.

He leaves to cherish his memory his daughters; Alsandra Brackens, Inez Brackens and Leigh Ann Brackens all of Amarillo, a son Roosevelt Lee Brackens of Aurora, CO.

His viewing will be held Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 5pm-7pm at Golden Gate Mortuary located at 1416 N Hughes St. Amarillo, Texas.

Funeral service will be held  Friday at 11am, March 22, 2019 at Mount of Blessings Seventh-Day Adventist Church with Dr. Ennis Johnson-Officiant. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Elora Watson Beard

Elora Beard

 

Elora Watson Beard passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary.

Viewing will be from 6pm-8pm Friday, March 15, 2019 at Golden Gate Mortuary located at 1416 N Hughes St, Amarillo, Texas.

Funeral service will be at 11am Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Mount Olive Baptist Church. Interment will be at Llano Cemetery

She is the daughter of the late Andrew and Louella Watson.

She leaves to cherish her memories a daughter: Lanessa Beard Crosby  sister: Hattie Watson Lewis and brothers: Weldon and Roy Watson.

 

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Gerry Cook

Gerry Cook

Gerry Cook born on July 7, 1947 in Planview, Texas to Milton and Daisy Cook.

Viewing will be held from 4pm-6pm on Monday, March 11, 2019  at Golden Gate Mortuary located at 1416 N Hughes St. Amarillo, Texas.

Funeral service will be held at 12pm on Tuesday, March 12. 2019  at New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church located at 3100 Angelus Dr. Amarillo, Texas.  Burial will be at the  Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Dr. Houston, Texas.

He served in United States Air Force and served in the Vietnam War. He received an Honorable discharged after 8 years of service. He was a supervisor for the VA Hospital until he retired after 12 years of employment. He will be remembered by his smile, kind heart, and generosity. He was fashionable and had a love for hats.

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Larry Hubbard

Larry Hubbard

Larry Hubbard was born May 9, 1953 to Charlie Hub-
bard and the late Callie Mae Hubbard.

Larry had many friends, family and people that
truly loved him. He retired from a job he had waaaayyy
back in his early 20′s and decided to take a small job at
the city of Amarillo until he retired there. He was not one
to sit around and do nothing he was a very hard working
man, so he took on the task of giving less fortunate people
rides. Larry loved his food. Especially home cooked meals
with dessert at the end. He was always ready to eat
something up lol. He was always willing to help anyone
in need.

He was a very loving daddy and person.

He leaves behind his father, three sisters, three broth-
ers, a wife, two sons, two daughters, and a host of nieces and nephews 4 grandsons 4 granddaughters and one greatgrandson.

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Edna Flanagan

Edna Flanagan

Edna Flannigan, 75, of Amarillo died March 6, 2019.  Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary Amarillo, Texas.

Edna was born June 12, 1944.

She leaves to cherish her memories her son; Leslie Fulbright of Amarillo and her granddaughter Sherrie Gentry (Donald) of Dallas and a host of family and friends.

Viewing from 4pm-6pm, Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Golden Gate Mortuary located at 1416 N. Hughes St. Amarillo, Texas.

Funeral Services will be at 11am Thursday, March 14, 2019  at South Georgia Baptist Church located at 5209 Georgia St.  Amarillo, Texas.   Burial at Llano Cemetery.

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Ethel Rakestraw

Ethel Rakestraw

 

Ethel Rakestraw, 93, of Amarillo died March 5, 2019. Arrangements provided by Golden Gate Mortuary 1416 N Hughes St.  Amarillo, Texas.

Services will be held at 11am Saturday, March 9, 2019 at North Heights Church of Christ located at  1810 N. Hughes St Amarillo, Texas.  Burial will be at Llano Cemetery.

Ethel Rakestraw Born in Dallas, Texas.

She married Jim Rakestraw in Corsicana, Texas and lived in the panhandle for more than 60 years.

She leaves to cherish her memories two sons; Vernell Blair and Jim A. Rakestraw. Six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.

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James Shepherd

James Shepherd

James Shepherd was born in the union of Benny and Florence Shepherd in Linden, Texas and attended school in Caddo Mills. There he met Effie Mae Johnson whom he later married. He worked as a farmer, owned multiple harvest trucks and later retired doing what he loved. He loved his dog “Rambo”. He’ll forever be known by his CB handle easy lover.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Benny and Florence Shepherd; sister, wife, Effie Shepherd.

He leaves behind to cherish his memories: four daughters: Pat Shepherd, Lisa (Tony) Tubbs, Terisa Shepherd Johnson all of Amarillo, Texas and Peggy (Robert) Torence of Fayetteville, NC.  One son: Richard (Leila) Shepherd of Las Lunas, New Mexico; One brother: Nathaniel (Dorothy) Shepherd of Bovina, Texas; One sister: Quinnie (Felton) Atkins of Nevada, Texas. Ten grandchildren, twenty-one great grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

Viewing will be held Sunday March 3, 2019  from 4pm-6pm. Funeral service will be held Monday at 11am, March 4, 2019 at St. John Baptist Church located at 2301 N.W. 14th St. burial Bovina, Texas at 2pm.

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