Wanda Louise (Turner) Madden, 88, of Carmi died on March 20, 2013 at Wabash Christian Retirement Center.
Through the years, she was a secretary, bookkeeper, and homemaker for her four children and 55 foster children. She was a care giver to many elderly people in their homes and baby sat for many children. She was a volunteer at Wabash Christian Retirement Center and served for 3 years as the Ladies Council Kitchen Chairman.
Survivors include a brother-in-law Leo Whetstone of Carmi; daughter Carol Hill of Auburn, Illinois; sons Tom Madden of Tamaroa, Illinois, Greg Madden of Carmi, Ronald Dean Madden of Harrisburg, Illinois; nieces and nephews Jim and Kathy Whetstone and Janice and Marion Hutchison all of Carmi; 22 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren.
Visitation and funeral service are Friday, March 22, 2013, at Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi. Visitation is at 6 pm and continues until funeral service at 8 pm.
Memorials may be made to Wabash Christian Retirement Center.