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Eva Mae Golden

May 11, 1940 — May 26, 2024

Little Rock

Eva Mae Golden

Eva Mae Atwood Golden, age 84, of Little Rock, left this home for her eternal home Sunday, May 26, 2024. She will join her parents, Milburn Lee Atwood and Thelma Mae Colclasure Atwood; sisters, Patsy Ann Atwood Dreher and Melba Jean Atwood Wilson who await her arrival. She leaves behind her husband of 64 years, Melvin Eugene Golden; sons, Bryan Keith (Amy) and Daniel “Danny” Lee (Kim). Other family who will miss her dearly are grandsons, Brett Daniel Golden (Claire) and Bryan David Golden (Morgan); great-grandchildren, Georgia, Genevieve, Gentry, Blair, and Truett; her siblings, Wesley “Butch” Atwood, Gary Lee Atwood, and Paul Edward Atwood; and a host of many nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.

Eva, known as Nannie to the family, had many interests including porcelain, cooking, gardening & canning, decorating her home, and shopping; especially bargaining. She crafted many award-winning porcelains that remain on display. 

Eva and Melvin are members of the Tele-Bible Sunday school class of Immanuel Baptist Church.

A visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Friday, May 31, 2024, at Smith Little Rock Funeral Home. Graveside funeral service will be 11:00 AM Saturday, June 1, 2024, at Ivy Chapel Cemetery. Charlie (Doc) Holladay will be officiating.

If you wish to honor Eva in lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Ivy Chapel Cemetery at 706 Ivy Chapel Road in Little Rock, Arkansas 72206, or Hospice Home Care, 2200 S Bowman Road, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211.

Arrangements entrusted to Smith Little Rock Funeral Home.
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Friday, May 31, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Smith Family Funeral Home Little Rock

8801 Knoedl Ct., Little Rock, AR 72205

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Graveside Service

Saturday, June 1, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Ivy Chapel Cemetery

Little Rock, AR 72206

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