The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Monday, January 13, 2020 at Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel Inc., 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia. Burial will follow at the Eastview Cemetery, Ashby Street, Americus, Georgia.
Ella was born in Americus, Georgia to the late Annie Kate Edge Golden and the late Willie Golden Sr. on January 14, 1944. A baby boy and four siblings, Mary Lou Paul, Amos Golden, Willie Golden Jr., and Claude Golden, preceded her in death. At an early age, she accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and joined Antioch Baptist Church. She was employed as a domestic worker for many years. She was joined in holy matrimony to the late Jessie Monts.
Pat leaves to cherish her memories: four siblings Willie Mae Wilson, Warner Robins, Georgia, Eddie Reath Golden, Americus, Georgia, James Golden, Warner Robins, Georgia, and Annie Ruth Livingston, Gaston, South Carolina; brother and sister-in-law, Henry Battle, Louise Golden; three nieces whom she reared as her own, Dorothy Jean Mathis (Johnny) Desoto, Georgia, Marilyn Mance (Sidney), Kissimmee, Florida, Evangelist Helen Barlow of Americus, Georgia; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends, including a devoted cousin, Ethel Calloway (Joe).