Whitesburg KY

Allen ‘Big Rock’ Madden dies at 69

Funeral services for Allen “Big Rock” Madden, Sr., 69, of Isom, were held February 2 at Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Entombment was in the Madden & Johnson Cemetery at Isom.

Born in Isom to the late Henry Ford Madden and Eliza Jane Johnson Madden, he died January 29 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Mr. Madden enjoyed traveling and fishing.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth Madden; a son, Alen Madden, Jr., and wife Sandra of Isom; two daughters, Belinda Ritchie and husband Charles of Isom, and Goldie Baker and husband Glen of Arizona; a brother, Henry Madden and wife Janet of Isom; two sisters, Linda Gibson and husband Boyd, and Abbie Wynn and husband Jerry, all of Isom; 11 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Madden was preceded in death by a brother, John W. Madden.

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