She was born on September 27, 1926, in Willow Springs, a daughter of Andrew Stuart and Grace (Blacksher) Collins.
She was united in marriage on September 4, 1943, in Salem, Arkansas, to Donald Brower, who preceded her in death in 2005.
Goldie especially loved to spend time with her family. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Goldie is survived by her son, Gary Don Brower of Willow Springs; four grandchildren, Celesta Hartgraves (John Busby), Natalie Gomez (Mark), David Brower (Erin), and Kimberly Brower; four greatgrandchildren, Hannah Gomez, Haden Gomez, Andrew Brower, and Grace Brower; one sister, Elizabeth (Bill) Little of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Barbara Sue Hartgraves; and two brothers and a sister, Homer Stuart, Robert Stuart and Marjorie Smith.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014, at Willow Springs City Cemetery, Willow Springs, with Bruce Elmore officiating. Interment will be in Willow Springs City Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool, Missouri. Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Rock Garden Christian Service Camp, 4107 State Route 17, Pomona, MO 65789.