(WOODLAND) The funeral for Earnest Bonner Madden Sr., 86, of Woodland will be Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Keith Benefield officiating. Burial will follow at Forrester's Chapel Cemetery, Wadley.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

Mr. Madden passed away Sunday, Nov. 21, at his home.

A Roanoke native, Mr. Madden was born Feb. 10, 1935, the son of Loyd Edward and Mattie Spears Madden. He worked as a weaver for Handley Mills.

Survivors include his wife, Ramona Knight Madden of Woodland; two daughters, Sherry Madden Gosdin (Larry Sr.) of Woodland and Beverly Madden Goss (Ricky) of Kellyton; son, Earnie Madden of Wadley; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Mr. Madden was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, C.T. Madden and Cecil Madden; and three sisters, Evie Lou Madden, Dean Holloway and Allie Ruth Brown.

Pallbearers will be Coty Lawson, Garry Gosdin, Larry Gosdin Jr., Brandon Gosdin, Daniel Gosdin, Tanner Madden and Eric Gosdin. Honorary pallbearers will be Jaden Barnett, Jacob Montgomery and New Hope Volunteer Fire Department.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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