Whitesburg KY

Services held for Berl ‘Pap’ Madden



Funeral services for Berl “Pap” Madden, 74, of Isom, were held June 24 at the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in the Madden and Johnson family cemetery at Isom.

A son of the late John and Abbie Combs Madden, he was born in Letcher County. He died June 21 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

He was a member of the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church and was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was the father of the late Keith Madden.

Surviving are his wife, Florine Madden; two sons, Rodney Madden and wife Bridgette and Tracy Madden and wife Traci, all of Isom; two daughters, Debbie Gibson and husband Tommy, Isom, and Theresa Sparkman and husband Chuck, North Vernon, Ind.; a brother, Ford Madden, Isom; two sisters, Nen McKinney, Taylor, Mich., and Rita Morrison, Melvindale, Mich.; eight grandchildren, Crystal, Josh, Hollie, Alex, Hannah, Brooke, Sydnee, and Jacob, and a great-grandchild, Brady.

Everidge Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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