[Masthead] Fair ~ 77°F  
High: 78°F ~ Low: 50°F
Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017


Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Velma Viola Madison, age 88, resident of Fort Scott Presbyterian Village, died Friday morning, Sept. 3, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center.

She was born Jan. 12, 1922, in Bourbon County, Kan., the daughter of Fred Eugene White and Laura Adeline Higbee White.

Velma married Lyle Quick in 1942 at Fort Scott. They later divorced.

She married Bill Madison in Arizona who preceded her in death.

She did office work prior to moving to Sun City, Ariz., at Smico Norvel Manufacturing and Midwestern Distribution. Velma returned from Sun City, Ariz., to the Fort Scott Presbyterian Village in 2005.

She was a past member of the DT Club in Mapleton.

Survivors include a son, Dudley Quick and wife Joyce Sinn, Fort Scott; a daughter, Carol Reeder and husband Donald, Redfield, Kan.; and two sisters, Eva Byerley and Clara Bartlett, both of Sun City, Ariz.

Also surviving are five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and seven step great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Dr. Charles White and Russell White and two sisters, Nellie Quick and Doris Smith.

There was cremation with family graveside services and burial to be held in the Barnesville Cemetery at Fulton, Kan.

Friends may sign her register book at Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Presbyterian Village and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, P. O. Box 347, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701.

Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at www.cheneywitt.com.