Linda Madison

CENTRALIA — Linda J. Madison, 68, of Centralia, passed away at 7:55 p.m. on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at Centralia Manor in Centralia. Madison pic

She was born on October 26, 1946 in Alton, the daughter of Donald and Frances Hand. Linda married David R. Madison on July 1, 1967 in Alton. He preceded her in death in 2014.

Mrs. Madison is survived by two sons, Scott Madison and wife Sherri of Vienna, and Charles Madison and wife Nancy of Centralia; step-son David Madison of Jerseyville; three brothers, Mickey Hand and wife Helena of California, Jim Hand of Indiana, and Donald Hand of Alton; two sisters, Carol Williams of Alton, and Jane Baker and husband Wayne of Bethalto; one granddaughter; and many step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchidlren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Melody Meyers.

She worked for St. Mary’s Hospital and Burlington Northern Railroad. She moved from Alton. She has lived in Centralia for over 20 years.

Per Mrs. Madison wishes she be cremated and private service will be held at later date.

Irvin Funeral Home in Centralia, is in charge of arrangements.

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