Carolyn S. "Sue" Golden

January 16, 1939 ~ October 4, 2019 (age 80)

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Carolyn S. “Sue” Golden, 80, of Syracuse, IN passed away at 4:40 p.m. on Friday, October 4, 2019 at her residence. She was born on January 16, 1939 in Shirley, IN to Kenneth H. & Mabel L. (Keck) Wales.

She graduated from Shirley High School and moved to the Syracuse area in 1968 from Fort Wayne, IN. She was previously married to Jack H. Francis who preceded her on January 14, 1991 and on September 26, 1992 in Syracuse, IN she married Charles L. “Lee” Golden who survives.  She was a homemaker, formerly worked at Ivy Hut in Syracuse as a waitress, and was the former owner / operator of the Garden Patch in Syracuse.

She was a member of the Syracuse Church of God.

She is survived by:

Husband – Lee Golden of Syracuse

Daughter – Sherri (Jesse) Castillo

2 Sons – Gary (Lynn Plummer) Francis of Syracuse & Mark (Rhonda) Francis of Elkhart, IN

9 Grand, 15 Gt. Grand, Several Step Grand, and Step Gt. Grandchildren

2 Step Daughters – Penni Sievers of Columbia City, IN & Kelly Thompson of Warsaw, IN

Step Son – Allen (Sherry) Golden of Jefferson City, MO

Sister – Winnifred Roland of Lawrenceburg, IN

She was preceded in death by her parents, 1st husband, step daughter – Sonja Ottinger, sister - Sharon Jones, and brother - Ralph Wales,

Visitation will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN 46567. A memorial service will follow at 12:00 noon in the funeral home with Pastor Stan Owen officiating. Burial will take place in the Syracuse Cemetery. Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St. Syracuse, IN is in charge of arrangements.

Preferred memorials may be given to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. 

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October 12, 2019

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Owen Family Funeral Homes
1001 S. Huntington St.
Syracuse, IN 46567

Memorial Service
October 12, 2019

12:00 PM
Owen Family Funeral Homes
1001 S. Huntington St.
Syracuse, IN 46567

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