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A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church at 11:00AM Tuesday, April 27, 2021 with Monsignor Patrick Golden officiating.  
A private burial will take place following the ceremony.

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Patricia Twiford Golden 84, of Elon-Monroe, Amherst County, passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021 at her home in the presence of her family.  She was the devoted wife of the late Thomas R. Golden for 63 years.

She was born on September 3, 1936 in Columbia, NC. She was the daughter of the late Heckstall and Selma Brickhouse Twiford. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister Rose Adams.

She leaves to cherish her memory six children. Thomas Barry Golden (Jackie) of Fresno, CA, Vanessa Cooper (David), Teresa Marie Golden, Jennifer Bell (Ed), all of Amherst County. Monsignor Patrick Dupree Golden of Roanoke and Richard Kelly Golden, DDS  (Wendy), also of Amherst County.

Ten grandchildren, Lindsey Cooper Orwig (Brad) of Bluffton SC, Patricia “Trisha” Cooper McConaghy (Collin) of Richmond, Patrick H. Cooper of Folly Beach, SC, Kelsey May La Fleur (Aaron) of Columbus, MS,  Zachary J. May (Abby) of Charleston, SC, Hannah G. Prodrabsky (Joey) of Chesapeake, VA, Cassidy A. Bell, Noah C. Golden, Lynley T. Golden, and Haden K. Golden, all of Amherst County. She is also survived by 10 great-grandchildren and two more on the way.

Pat was devoted to her faith and family. She was a longtime, faithful member of Holy Cross Catholic Church. Pat was also an avid gardener with a vast knowledge of horticulture. Family and friends always knew she would have the answer to any gardening questions. She was an accomplished seamstress and made many heirloom smocked outfits for her grandchildren.

The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to her caregivers, Tonya, Amanda, Hope, Katrina, Donna, Tina, Rachel and “Denise”. Through their loving care, they all became part of the family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church at 11:00AM Tuesday, April 27, 2021 with Monsignor Patrick Golden officiating.  A private burial will take place following the ceremony.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Patricia Golden to the charity of your choice.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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Vaughn and Diana

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May 1, 2021

We did ask many plant questions. We enjoyed her friendly wave, and generous giving of herself and many plants. She will be missed in her community.

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Lillian H Floyd

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April 27, 2021

Mrs. Golden was a beautiful lady. Just wanted the family to know that I am thinking of them.

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Leigh C Doyle

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April 27, 2021

My heartfelt condolences to the Golden Family. You've lost both your patriarch and matriarch in such a short period of time. My thoughts and prayers will be with you at this most difficult time.

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Barbara Loving

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April 27, 2021

Sincere sympathy and condolences to the Golden family. Daryl and I are lifting you the family up in prayer as you lay your precious mother, grandmother to rest today. God bless each of you .

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Marjorie Steadman

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April 26, 2021

To Vanessa, Kelly, Jennifer, and all the family, So very sorry to hear of your loss. Just want you to know I am thinking of you and sending prayers your way. Blessings, Marge Steadman


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