Laura Lynette (Goolsby) Harvin

Laura was born September 12, 1959 in Kirkwood, MO to Elwood and Irene Goolsby. She was loving wife and a tremendous mom.

She is survived by her husband, Tony; one daughter, Sarah Harvin of Amarillo; two sons, Kyle Harvin and wife Courtney of San Ramon, CA and Ty Harvin and wife Ashleigh of Amarillo; and two grandchildren.

A celebration of life gathering will be at a later date. Arrangements by Angel Funeral Home, 2209 S. Arthur St, Amarillo, Texas.

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Maria Mayorga

Maria was born in Jalisco, Mexico on July 5, 1931 to Mauro and Beatrice Mayorga. She then moved to Porvenir, Mexico where she married Nasario Vargas and conceived 9 children. She loved to knit and loved watching TV. She loved to play and talk with her grandkids. Coca Cola was her favorite drink. She was a wonderful house wife, an awesome mother and amazing grandmother. She was considered the most fabulous and sweetest person anyone could meet.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Nasario Vargas; one daughter; and four sons.

Maria is survived by one daughter, Teresa Vargas of Amarillo; three sons, Arnoldo Vargas and Guadalupe Vargas, both of Amarillo, and Angel Vargas of Arizona; and countless grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Rosary will be said at 6:00 PM Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Angel Funeral Home’s Chapel of Angels. Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM Thursday, June 15, 2017 at St. Laurence Catholic Church, 2300 N. Spring St., with Rev. Felipe Alvarez as celebrant. Arrangements are by Angel Funeral Home, 2209 S. Arthur.

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Cordy Joann Partin

Cordy was born January 22, 1955 in Maine to Gilbert and Edith Chacon.

She married Jerry Partin on April 22, 1973. The couple had three daughters, Elisa, Carrie and Christina.

Cordy was a strong and caring woman. She always knew how to make her girls feel better with advice on all types of situations. She was just a phone call away; and be it times of struggles or laughter, she was always there to comfort and offer warm hugs. Cordy also had loved and exhibited compassion for animal; always giving them a home if she could.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry; three daughters, Elisa Nelson, Carrie Hernandez and Christina Partin; a brother, Gilbert Chacon; her eight grandchildren, Stephanie, Alyssa, David, Sterling, Izabella, Michael, Zane and Samantha; and by one great grandchild, Presley.

The Partin family will host a memorial service 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Pinnacle Community Church, 7200 Arden Rd., Amarillo, Texas 79109. Cremation arrangements are by Angel Funeral Home, 2209 S. Arthur St., Amarillo, Texas 79103.

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Josie Aragon

Josie had resided in Amarillo at a nursing home for the past 4 years.

The family will receive guests at the funeral home Sunday, June 25th from 3:00 PM until 4:30 PM

She was preceded in death by her parents and three children.

She is survived by three children; five grandchildren and by three great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, June 26th at 1:00 PM at Angel Funeral Home, Chapel of Angels. Interment will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Angel Funeral Home, 2209 S. Arthur.

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Judith Kay Coleman

Judith was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She loved spending time with her grandchildren

She is survived by her daughter, Madonna Hernandez; two sons, Rickey Moore and Jammie Moore all of Amarillo; one brother, Bobby Burkhardt of Indianapolis; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be at 2:00 p.m. at Angel Funeral Home, Chapel of Angels, on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Arrangements are by Angel Funeral Home, 2209 S. Arthur.

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Opal Wheeler

Opal was a devoted Jehovah’s Witness. She had the ability to make each family member feel truly loved.

She is survived by her daughters, Patty Myers of Albuquerque, NM and Joyce Taff of Amarillo, TX; her son, Raymond Wheeler of Palmer Lake, CO; her sisters, Lenabell Baker of Colorado Springs, CO and Rosalie Shaw of Denver, CO; thirteen grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Memorial Services will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, 2605 Foothill Dr. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105. Arrangements are by Angel Funeral Home, 2209 S. Arthur.

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Jason M Herrera

Jason was born on December 11, 1981 to Arturo and Rosalba Herrera in Amarillo. Jason was a quiet yet very caring person. He was smart and enjoyed tinkering with electronics. He loved to cook. He will be greatly missed by all.

Jason is survived by his parents, Arturo and Rosalba Herrera of Amarillo; two sisters, Marybel Herrera and husband Omar Jara, Iris Herrera and husband Christian Rodriguez; two brothers, Arturo Herrera Jr. and Alejandro Herrera; and one nephew, Omar Jara Jr., all of Amarillo.

Rosary will be said at 6:00 PM Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Angel Funeral Home. Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 PM Friday, June 30, 2017 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 1210 SE 11th Ave, with Rev. Jose Gomez as celebrant. Interment will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Angel Funeral Home, 2209 S. Arthur.

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Zeffer B. (Gardner) Hooks

She was born to the union of Ezzie and Sam Gardner in Camp County, Pittsburg, Texas. Mrs. Hooks was a graduate of Center Point Boarding School in Kerr County, Center Point, Texas. She met Claude L. Hooks while attending Center Point and later they married in 1942 in Pittsburg, Texas. They were married for 47 years until Mr. Hooks’ death on September 18, 1988. Mrs. Hooks moved to Amarillo, Texas with her husband and three children in the early 1950’s. She gave birth to three more children completing the family. On November 19, 1990, her oldest son Lee E. Hooks passed away.

Mrs. Hooks was a member of Saint Martin Catholic Church in Amarillo, Texas which she joined in the early 1960’s. She was active in the church and was a member of the Catholic Daughters Association, Regional Deanery Association and the Catholic Women’s Auxilliary where she served as President for three terms. She was active in the North Heights Community serving on the Board of Our Community House, a lifetime member of the Amarillo United Citizens Forum and she along with others was one of the first members to work tirelessly to make Amarillo United Citizens Forum a success.

Mrs. Hooks loved to travel and experience new cultures and sights. Her travels covered most of the States throughout her lifetime. Her most memorable trip was to New Zealand where she spent two and a half weeks. This was the highlight of her life. In earlier years her hobbies included sewing, floral arrangements, creating art out of driftwood and most of all gardening that lasted until a few years prior to her death.

Mrs. Hooks leaves to mourn her passing four daughters, Atoie Horton, Phyllis McDonald and Esther Brenner of Dallas, Texas and Carolyn Betts of Colorado Springs, Colorado and one son, Arch Hooks (Nancy) of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Five grandchildren, Jeff Betts and Zeffer (Trice) Betts of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Erika Horton, Eric Horton and Ebonee Thomas of Dallas, Texas and a host of relatives and friends.

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Maurine Brown King

She was born to the late Martin and Arlissie (Henderson) Brown in Gilmer, Texas and was the twelfth of thirteen children and the last surviving member of the family until her death.

Mrs. King graduated from Valley View High School where she was a star basketball player. She expressed and demonstrated a passion for hairdressing at the age of 17. Mrs. King attended Wiley College where she obtained her Cosmetology and Instructors License.

Mrs. King was united in marriage to Melvin King on July 29, 1947. To this union, four children were born. Daughters Rose, Brenda and Yvette and a son, Melvin Howard.

She confessed Christ at an early age joining Lake Providence Baptist Church. After moving to Amarillo, Texas, she united with Jenkins Chapel Baptist Church in 1952 where she served as Missionary President, Chairwoman of the Deaconess, member of the J. W. Wade Mass Choir, Youth Sunday School Teacher, member of Church Women United and the Superior Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 214. Maurine also worked as a volunteer at Northwest Texas Hospital and J. O. Wyatt Clinic. She served as President of the only African American Garden Club with the Amarillo Garden Center.

Mrs. King was a self-employed Beautician. She often held various workshops in her salon to introduce new hairstyles and products to the community. She continued to practice her craft until her health forced her to retire at the age of 88. Occasionally, she would wash someone’s hair without her children’s knowledge.

Mrs. King was preceded in death by her parents, husband, siblings and only son, Melvin Howard. Maurine leaves to mourn and cherish her memory, three daughters, Rose (Stanley) Pounders, Brenda Robinson and Yvette King of Dallas, Texas. Four grandchildren, Richelle King, Stephanie Pounders, Stephen (Angela) Pounders and Alycia (Brandon) Medlock. Two great grandsons, Camrey Carey and Jaylon Bryant. Four great granddaughters, Jazmine Pounders, Summer Pounders, Skyler Pounders and Jada Rose Watts. Two sister-in-laws, Ruby King and Erece (Huey C.) Jones. One special cousin, Ed Caldwell. Three God Children, Jeremy Johnson, Deirdre Jones (Dallas, Texas) and Lee Allen Jones (Amarillo, Texas). A special Friend and neighbor, Stonnie Rhoden, a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Maurine’s devotion to God and her family gladdened the hearts of those who loved her and she will be deeply missed.

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Velma Rene Timmons

She was born in Frost, Texas, to the late James and Jimmie Hunt Beavers.

Mrs. Timmons worked previously at Seafood Galley and Buns Over Texas, but spent much of her life raising her children and serving others. She was a faithful volunteer for Cornerstone Outreach for nearly 10 years. Mrs. Timmons gave her life to Christ at a young age. She has been a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church since 1981 and began serving as a Sunday School Teacher in 2007. Mrs. Timmons always had a kind and encouraging word, a warm hug and a loving smile. She will always be remembered for her commitment to her family and her unshakeable faith. She will be deeply missed forever.

Mrs. Timmons was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Jimmy Timmons, Jr. and one brother, Clyde Beavers. She leaves to cherish her memory, her children, Garnezar, Jr., Rebecca, Donald (Vanessa), William (Sherrie), Gregory (Pamela) and Fredrick. She is also survived by two sisters, Jessie Mae Price and Doris Martin, 21 grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

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