Lucille Arocha, age 87, of Mount Ida, passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018.
She was born on September 13, 1930 in Langley, the daughter of Robert Elijah Golden and Tenia Irene Blevins Golden. On October 23, 1951, she was married to Steve Arocha. She was preceded in death by her son, Perry Arocha; her parents; five brothers, Bill Golden, Albert Golden, Henry Golden, Raymond Golden and Kelly Golden; and two sisters, Maudie Garrison and Nellie Aleshire.
She was Church of Christ in her faith and worked in the farming industry in Ohio. She worked hard all of her life to help provide for her family. She enjoyed working in her vegetable and flower gardens, fishing, cooking and spending time with her family and friends.
“Our Wife, Mother and Grandmother was a very God loving and kind-hearted person and although she is of great loss to us here on Earth, Heaven just received a special Angel.”
She is survived by her husband, Steve Arocha of Mount Ida; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Stanley Arocha of Mount Ida and Jerry and Sally Arocha of Sherwood; two granddaughters, Amanda Arocha and Christina Arocha; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, March 10, 2018, in the Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Glenwood, with John Hall and Royce Golden officiating.
Visitation will be Friday, 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Athens Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Justin McCormic, Darrell Golden, Jimmy Golden, Steve Golden, Billie Shepherd and Hershel Henry.
Honorary pallbearers will be Gene Aleshire and Ricky Andrews.
The family would like to thank the nursing staffs of Home Hospice of Hot Springs and the Intensive Care Unit of CHI St. Vincent-Hot Springs for their compassionate care given to our family.