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Date published: 8/29/2014

Marion Golden

Deaconess Marion Elizabeth Monroe Golden, 74, of Ruther Glen entered into eternal rest Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond.

She was born May 7, 1940, to the late Booker T. and Violet Washington.

Marion leaves to cherish her memory her devoted husband of seven years, Andre Golden; four sons, James E. Jr., Calvin L., Larry M. (Gwenette) and Keith A. Monroe; four daughters, Jamila "Marilyn" Adamu (Daoud), Joyce L. Monroe, Mary L. Beasley (Lewis) and Carol V. Walker; two stepdaughters, Andrea Wimbush (Anthony) and Ashley N. Golden; 18 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren; three sisters, two sisters-in-law; and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

A viewing will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at C.W. Edwards Funeral Home, 16476 Richmond Turnpike, Bowling Green, VA 22427, and one hour before the service on Saturday.

A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at St. John Baptist Church, 17080 South River Road, Woodford, VA 22580, with the Rev. Dr. W.G. Berryman delivering the eulogy. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Online condolences are available at cwedwardsfu neralhome.com.