Oren Smith Golds

September 21, 1942 ~ January 15, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Oren Golds Obituary

Mr. Oren Smith Golds, age 81 of Purlear passed away Monday, January 15, 2024, at Forsyth Medical Center. 

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, January 19, 2024, at Moravian Falls Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Sturgill officiating.  Burial with Military Honors by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1142 Honor Guard and the NC National Guard will be in Moravian Falls Community Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 PM prior to the service at the church.

Oren was born September 21, 1942, in Wilkes County to Osco and Cora Smith Golds.  He was a member of Moravian Falls Baptist Church. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters; Dottie Woodie, Velma Golds and four brothers; Bobby Golds, Jay Golds, Archie Golds and Bud Golds. 

He is survived by his wife; Judith Ann Toms Golds of the home, two daughters; Sherry Golds of Morehead City, Rebecca Staley and husband Shane of North Wilkesboro, three sons; David Golds of Wilkesboro, Bill Golds and wife Miranda of North Wilkesboro, Chris Golds and wife Beth of Purlear, six grandchildren; Dusty Owens, Billy Owens, Austin Staley, Madilynn Golds, Liam Golds, Mason Golds, four great grandchildren; Mathias Owens, Connor Owens, Carter Staley, Maren Staley and two sisters; Arlene Spears of Wilkesboro and Sheryl Yale and husband Jerry of Hays. 

Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Moravian Falls Baptist Church, PO Box 188, Moravian Falls, NC 28654. 

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January 19, 2024

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Moravian Falls Baptist Church
1940 Moravian Falls Road
Moravian Falls, NC 28654

Funeral Service
January 19, 2024

2:00 PM
Moravian Falls Baptist Church
1940 Moravian Falls Road
Moravian Falls, NC 28654

Interment following service
January 19, 2024

Moravian Falls Community Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Moravian Falls, NC 28635


Moravian Falls Baptist Church
PO Box 188, Moravian Falls NC 28654


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