Funeral services for Lou Ellen Golden, 75, of Huntsville, and formerly of Buffalo, were held Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at the Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas. Pastor Russell “Red” Etzel officiated the service, and interment followed in the Siloam Cemetery south of Buffalo.
Lou Ellen Golden was born on February 3, 1942, in Houston, Texas. Her parents were John Dudley and Christine Allaire (Beinhorn) Golden. Ms. Golden was a 1960 graduate of Conroe High School. She continued her education at the University of Houston, where she earned a Bachelors degree in Education, and Sam Houston State University, receiving a Masters degree in Education.
Ms. Golden taught for Conroe I.S.D. and was a counselor with Tri County M.H.M.R. She was also a teacher and counselor for Buffalo I.S.D. She enjoyed reading, traveling and gardening. Throughout her life, Ms. Golden had lived in Houston, Spring, Conroe, Buffalo and Huntsville and was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Centerville. Ms. Golden passed away on the morning of December 18th, 2017 in Huntsville, Texas.
Preceded in death by her father, John Dudley Golden and sister, Cynthia Jane Belyeu.
Surviving family members include mother, Allaire Golden of Buffalo; daughters and sons-in-law, Rachel and Tim Mitchell of Shepherd, Madelyn and Randy Kilgore of Huntsville and Tina Hanson of Huntsville; sister, Mary Ann Champion of Buffalo and brothers, John Arthur and Richard Dean Golden, both of Buffalo, four grandchildren, Shelby Allen, Sloane Hanson, Kelsey Kilgore and Brody Kilgore and one great-grandchild, Daylee Raglin.
Pallbearers were Jessy Champion, National Champion, Justin Golden, Travis Golden, Brody Kilgore and Delano Raglin.
In lieu of flowers, Ms. Golden’s family requests that memorial donations be made to a charity of choice.
Arrangements were entrusted to Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas. www.buffalofuneralhome.com