HARRISBURG - Mr. Allen Ray Golden, 58 of Harrisburg died May 4, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Allen was born December 25, 1955 in Jonesboro to the late Robert and Viola Golden. He loved to fish and hunt which he loved to share with his family on many occasions. Allen was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Jeremy Golden; and five brothers (his fishing buddies) Robert Ray Golden, Donald Wayne Golden, David Lee Golden, Charles Roy Golden and James Dale Golden.
He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Nancy Walker Golden of the home; two adopted children, Christie Terrell and Jakub Golden both of Harrisburg; five sisters, Barbara (James) McQuay of Franklin, Rose Boyd of Harrisburg, his twin sister Brenda (Chuck) Walls of Bay, Darlene Kain of Bay, and Kaye (Bill) Abernathy of Piggott; and a host of other family and friends. Allen will be greatly missed.
Funeral services were May 7 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. William C. "Dub" Holt officiating. Burial followed in Rutherford Cemetery in Jonesboro.
Pallbearers were his nephews, Charles Mitchell, Thad Fike, Allen Fike, Donald Kain, Matthew Kain, Wayne Boyd and Mark Golden. Honorary pallbearers were his other nephews.
An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.