Ambar N’Cole Birkenfeld, 40, of Amarillo, passed away September 5, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 18, 1982, in Plainview, Texas, to Michael Gomez and Carlota Montoya.
A gathering to celebrate Ambar’s life will be held at 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 9, 2022 at the Lighthouse Chapel, 3707 Wolflin Ave. (Across from Tascosa High School football field.)
Ambar was a loving woman. Her love always felt honest. She was always the one to give. Ambar strived to be the one that people leaned on. She was a fierce-and-fiery woman. Ambar loved her family and family was her pride and joy. She prided herself on having a big family. Ambar brought so many together in life and continues to do so in death. She will always be remembered.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather.
Ambar will be remembered in love by her husband, Juan Guzman; her paternal grandparents, Eva and Martin Gomez; her maternal grandmother, Martha Montoya; her parents, Michael Gomez and Carlota Montoya; her children, Jordan McKee and wife Devon, Christian Birkenfeld, Auran Birkenfeld, Hayelan Birkenfeld, Theyodan Birkenfeld, and Neytiri Guzman, and two grandchildren, Xalicai McKee and Zariah McKee. She is also survived by her siblings, Yesenia Birkenfeld, Aaron Gomez, Montana Gomez and Michael Gomez, as well as her former husband, Larry Birkenfeld.