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Joan L. Golden

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Joan L. Golden, 69, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, died Saturday, September 18, 2010. She was born March 7, 1941 in Macomb, Illinois. Joan was a member of the Hot Springs Board of Realtors, the Arkansas Realtors Association, the National Association of Realtors and has served on virtually every committee for the Hot Springs Board of Realtors over the last 25 years. She held a Graduate Realtors Institute Designation. Joan was the 2009-2010 Past President Director for the Hot Springs Board of Realtors. Joan was the 1995 President of the Hot Springs Board of Realtors and she was the 1995 Hot Springs Board of Realtors – Realtor of the Year. She was an Award for Excellence recipient since 2004 and was a Multi Million Dollar Producer as well as a member of the Million Dollar Club. Joan was an active member of the Hot Springs Rotary and was President in 2001-2002. She expressed her faith with great joy through her many activities at St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Joan was loved by all who knew her and she will be missed greatly. She was preceded in death by a son, Gary Dean Golden and her mother, Betty Robinson. Survivors include a son, Larry Golden & his wife Debbie of Little Rock, Arkansas; grandchildren, Jacob Golden of Hot Springs, Arkansas and Leslie Golden of Little Rock, Arkansas; her father, Gerald Young & his wife Virginia of Galva, Illinois; and a brother/uncle Lyle Wheeler & his wife Pat of Sarasota, Fla. Pallbearers are Leslie Golden, Jacob Golden, Trace Young, Todd Matlock, Bill Paschall and Frank Warren. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Saturday at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, with the Reverend CB. Baker officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 11324 Arcade Drive, Suite 16, Little Rock, Arkansas 72212 or the Charitable Christian Medical Clinic, 133 Arbor St., Hot Springs, Ark. 71901. Guests may register at www.caruth-hale.com.

Published September 22, 2010

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