Funeral services for Earnest Bonner Madden, Sr., age 86, of Woodland will be held on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Keith Benefield officiating. Burial will follow at Forrester’s Chapel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4:00-7:00 PM on Tuesday, November 23, 2021.
Mr. Madden passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021, at his home.
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; one son, Earnie Madden of Wadley; 14 grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.
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 the New Hope Volunteer Fire Department.
A Roanoke native, Mr. Madden was born on February 10, 1935, the son of Loyd Edward and Mattie Spears Madden. He worked as a weaver for Handley Mills. 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.