Moultrie Observer


August 4, 2010

Arcoliua Carolina Madison Sr.

MOULTRIE — Arcoliua Carolina Madison Sr., 72, of Moultrie died Friday, July 30, 2010, at South Fulton Medical Center in Atlanta.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at Mother Easter Baptist Church, with the Rev. Freddie Castle as pastor, with Franklin Waldon Jr. officiating, assisted by Bishop Johnny L. Ward Sr. and the Rev. Henry Mathis. Burial will follow at the St. James Pallbearer Cemetery #2. Grandsons of Mr. Madison will serve as active pallbearers.

Born July 7, 1938, in Moultrie, Mr. Madison was the son of the late Jim Madison and Carrie Morgan Madison. He was employed with Wells Aluminum for more than 35 years as a press operator. He was a member of Christ and Youth Fellowship Church, under the leadership of Franklin Waldon Jr.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Haggins Madison; and two sisters, Evelene McMillian and Catherine Madison.

Survivors include four sons, Thomas Madison and wife Lora Dell of Poulan, Arcoliua Madison Jr. of Thomasville, Samuel Madison of Alpharetta and Arcoleta Madison and wife Lenoria of College Park; five daughters, Diana Madison of Riverdale, Vertis Madison of Moultrie, Jody Madison of Decatur and Treneda Madison-Wooden and husband Jeffery and Tamika Madison, all of Moultrie; four brothers, Elder Thomas Lee Madison and wife Louise, Arthur Lee Madison, Jimmy Lee Madison and Leroy Madison and wife Betty, all of Moultrie; four sisters, Beatrice Mathis and Jerline Sutton, both of Moultrie, Betty Lee Stephenson of Jesup and Dorothy Jean Jones of Moultrie; one mother-in-law, Marjorie Tripp of Moultrie; two brothers-in-law, Robert Haggins Jr. and wife Charlene of Augusta and Deon Williams and wife Regina of Moultrie; three sisters-in-law, Nadine Pace and husband Billy, Annie Mae Haggins-Davis and Sandi Tripp, all of Moultrie; 29 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one special friend, Michael Waldon of Moultrie; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family will receive friends at the home of Jeffery and Treneda Madison-Wooden, located at 1102 Seventh Ave. S.W.

Luke Strong and Son Mortuary, Ltd. is in charge of final arrangements.

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