Funeral services for Goldie Anna Burden Eagleman, 88, Caulfield, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Prairie Grove Church of Christ under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Eagleman passed away 12:45 p.m., Saturday, April 29, 2017 at her home.
She was born August 27, 1928 at Leota, Missouri to Ozias Denton Burden and Ida Belle Horn Burden. On February 12, 1947, she was married to John Crawford Eagleman who preceded her in death on January 17, 2016. Mrs. Eagleman received her education at the Free Union Elementary School and graduated from the Bakersfield High School with the Class of 1945. She attended the Prairie Grove Church of Christ, being a life long member. She was a member of the Leota Friendly Neighbors Extension Club for many years and, also, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary at Bakersfield, Missouri. Goldie was a wonderful wife, “Mama”, “Grandma”, great-grandma, aunt and was loved by many. She always had a smile for everyone and would help anyone who needed it.
Goldie is survived by four children, Edith Winchester, husband, Rodney, Roger Eagleman, wife, Darley, Connie Eagleman and Tim Eagleman, wife, Charm, all of Caulfield, Missouri; nine grandchildren, Shasta Foster, husband, Ron, Bakersfield, Missouri, Darrick Eagleman, wife, Tiffany, Caulfield, Missouri, Jason Hensley, wife, Mandy, Zambia, Africa, Matthew Hensley, Benjamin Hensley, wife, Jessica, Lakewood, Colorado, Sarah Huett, husband, Joel, Elizabeth, Arkansas, Missy Gastineau, husband, Steve, Koshkonong, Missouri, Holly Stephens, husband, Bryson, West Plains, Missouri, and Emily Richardson, husband, Reggie, Koshkonong, Missouri; twenty-four great-grandchildren plus the twenty-fifth on the way, Shaelyn, Sheyenne and Shaniah Foster, Megan, Alex, Jackson, Anderson and Cameron Hensley, Benjamin, Jr. and Chloe Hensley, Perri Huett and fiancé, B.J. Davenport, Luke, Caleb, Andrew and Autumn Huett, Sharee, Adrianne and Breanna Gastineau, Bailey, Kaitlynn and Mason Stephens, Jon, Remington and Darren Richardson; step grandchildren, Donnie Acklen and Belinda Gottshall; two step great-grandson, Gary Gastineau and friend, Alisha and Kristopher Acklen; three step-great-great-granddaughters, Taylor, Harper and Henlee Gastineau; and many nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, two brothers, Carl and Dale Burden and one sister, Sylvia Eagleman, precede her in death.
Visitation will be from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 5th, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Free Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Paragould Children’s Home, Free Union Cemetery or Amy Cemetery, and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.