Memorial services for Dr. Gerald C. Golden, Jr., 73, of Monroe, LA, will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at First United Methodist Church in Monroe, LA, with Pastor Brian Mercer and Pastor Shawn Hornsby officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until time of service at the church. Interment will be in Myrtle Memorial Cemetery in Winnsboro, LA.
Dr. Golden was born November 28, 1948, in Shreveport, LA and passed away July 7, 2022, in Monroe, LA.
Dr. Golden graduated from C.E. Byrd High School in 1966, Northeast Louisiana University in 1970, and LSU School of Dentistry in 1975. Jerry was a very civic minded man and his activities in the community included Director of Franklin Parish Catfish Festival, Franklin Parish Chamber of Commerce, and was a recipient of the Chamber of Commerce Spirit Award in 2000.
During his lifetime, Jerry considered himself blessed to have belonged to two church families: First Methodist Church in Winnsboro, LA and First United Methodist Church in Monroe, LA. He served his church as a member of the Chancel Choir, Adult Sunday School Teacher, Lay Leader, Methodist Men and Outreach to St. Joseph’s Assisted Living.
Dr. Golden is preceded in death by his father, Gerald C. Golden, Sr.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Jan Williamson Golden; brother, Bill Golden (Tina); sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Beth and Mike Shriner.
In lieu of flowers, memorials made be made to First United Methodist Church in Winnsboro, LA or First United Methodist Church in Monroe, LA.