Wilma "Bill" Golden


June 7, 1925 ~ November 30, 2017

Resided in: Asheville, North Carolina

Wilma "Bill" Jones Golden, 92, died Thursday, November 30, 2017, at the CarePartners Solace Center. A native of Buncombe Co., Wilma was a daughter of the late William Grady and Savannah Clark Jones. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Robert Golden. Mrs. Golden is survived by her children, Jo Ann Tweed (Craig), Wayne Golden (Glenda), Gerald "Jerry" Golden (Shirley), Kathy Rhodarmer (Larry) and Don Golden (Donna); a brother, Paul Jones; a sister-in-law, Revonda Jones; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews, all of whom she loved very much. The funeral service for Mrs. Golden will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Ave. with the Revs. Gerald Sprinkle and Keith Watkins officiating. Interment will follow at Newfound Baptist Church Cemetery. Her family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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  1. Our thoughts are with the Golden family. Not easy when our parents leave this earthly home but we will always have those great memories of days gone by and look forward to seeing them again some day. God Bless. Joe and Linda Johnson Scorsone

  2. To all of Wilma’s family,
    Our deepest sympathy to all of you. Cherish your memories. You got to keep her longer than most, until God was ready for her to come home to be with him. We sympathize with you as have lost both our parents, Ila, over a year ago and Elmer, 5 years ago. It is hard letting them go but we know they are in a much better place now. Same with your Dad and now, you Mom. Again our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. May the fond memories of the great times help to erase the sorrow of the loss. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with and for you. I feel close to you folks and know that you are of good stock. God will carry you through this time. Love you guys and think of you Kathy the first time you came to the commissioners meeting and look at my place and think of the timber cutting by your brother and his son. Again prayers for you folk.

  4. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Wilma was a great person, loving and kind. She will be greatly missed.

  5. Jo Ann and Family,
    I am very sorry to see that your mom passed away. May the many fond memories of her bring you comfort during this time.

  6. To the Golden Family, so sorry to learn of the passing of Mrs. Golden, she was a very special lady whom I thought much of. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. To the Golden Family,
    Your mother was such a fine woman and loved God.She and my mother were friends for so many years and mother loved her like a sister.May God bless you all and my prayers are with you.
    The Justice Family
    Eva Mullins
    Karen Blevins

  8. Sorry Wayne, Don and Jerry, I loved BILL she was so special, Ricky and I are so sorry for your loss. We will all see her again someday in heaven. Samantha she loved you so much, and was so proud of you.

  9. JoAnn and family, I am so sorry to hear of Wilma’s passing. Such a sweet lady with a huge heart! I am glad I got the chance to meet her! She will be missed at the office! Your family is in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time!

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