West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

Thayer, MO Location (417) 264-7242

Goldia E. Daffron was born the daughter of Arthur Nivens and Ella Lee Hodges Nivens on September 21, 1919, in Alton, Missouri, and departed this life January 18, 2014, at Shepherd’s View Assisted Living in Alton, at the age of 94 years.

She is survived by one grandson, Gary Harding of Hannibal, Missouri; one granddaughter, Janeice Hudson of Hannibal, Missouri; two great grandchildren, Wyatt King and Jamie King, both of Hannibal, Missouri; her Shepherd’s View family, and many friends .

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Ella Lee Nivens; her husband, Hubert Daffron; one son, Gary Harding; and two sisters, Edna Watson and Bessie Nivens

Goldia was a life-long member of the Smyrna Free Will Baptist Church. She was a dedicated homemaker, a devoted Mother and Grandmother. She will truly be missed by her family and many friends.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Daffron will be Saturday, January 25, 2014, at 11:00 AM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri with Brother Bill Bales officiating.

The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home chapel in Thayer on Saturday from 10:00 AM until service time.

Burial will be in the Hickory Grove Cemetery near Alton, Missouri, with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer.


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