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Betty Jo (Knight) Madden

November 10, 1934 ~ August 21, 2021 (age 86)




Betty J Madden, 86, widow of the late James Leon Madden, resident of Mize Rd., died Saturday August 21, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Born on November 10, 1934 in Anderson County to the late Bailey and Mattie Woodson Knight, she was a graduate of Williamston High School. She retired from Milliken Williamston Plant after many years of service.

Betty was a simple woman that loved to dance.

She was a faithful member of Dorchester Baptist Church.

Surviving are her children, Denese Madden ( David Wurm) of Delaware, OH, and James Bailey Madden of Belton; her sisters, Frances Trotter, Jean Stroud, and Margaret Stroud; her grandchildren, Ashley Nicole “Nikki” Smith (Joey Bryant), and Bradley Kyle Madden; her step grandson, John Wurm (Samantha); her great grandchildren, Austin Kyle, Dylan Blaze, Harley, Olivia, and Mila. She was predeceased by her beloved sister, Louise Stroud.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 4:00 PM from Dorchester Baptist Church with Rev. Michael Allen officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

The family is at the home and will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 PM at Cox Funeral Home.

Flowers are accepted and memorials may made to MSA Hospice Care Charity, 1659 Sandifer Blvd. Seneca, SC 29678, or to Dorchester Baptist Church, Belton, SC 29627.

Cox Funeral Home is honored to serve the Madden family.

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August 24, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cox Funeral Home
201 River Street
Belton, SC 29627

Funeral Service
August 25, 2021

4:00 PM
Dorchester Baptist Church
134 Dorchester Road
Belton, SC 29627

Burial Following Service
August 25, 2021

Forest Lawn Memorial Park
2609 US-29
Anderson, SC 29621


Dorchester Baptist Church
134 Dorchester Road, Belton SC 29627

MSA Hospice
528 Howell Rd, Greenville SC 29615
Web: http://www.msahealthcare.com

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