Lillian Madden of Little Rock, 93, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 with her sons by her side. She was born on October 24, 1925, in Ulm, Arkansas to the late John Frank and Bertha Brechtel.
In addition to her parents, Lillian was preceded in death by her husband of 20 years, Eddley Ira Madden Sr; step-son, James "Jimmy" Madden; step-daughter, Billie Deason; brothers: Howard Brechtel and Wilbur Brechtel; and sister, Lucille Davis.
Lillian was of Methodist faith and a retired LPN from St. Vincent Hospital. In her retirement, she was active in local senior groups and had the opportunity to travel many places. She was very proud of her family and a loving ''Granny'' to her grandchildren. Lillian enjoyed feeding and watching birds, gardening and spending time outdoors. Most of all, she loved holidays and family gatherings; and to spend time with family was important to her.
Lillian is survived by her sons: Randy Madden (Suzanne) of Alexander, AR and Bo Madden of Greenbrier, AR; step-son, Albert ''Sonny'' Madden (late Wanda) of Danville, AR; grandson, Nick Madden (Kate); granddaughters: Carrie Glover (Jason), Amy Velazquez (Tony) and Sarah Wheeler (Josh); great-grandchildren: Will, Tristan, Abigail and Emily; brother, Herb Brechtel; and sister, Lorene Schroeder. She is also survived by a host nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be held at 10:00 AM, on Friday July 12, 2019 at Upper Spring Cemetery in Danville, Arkansas. Visitation will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Roller-Drummond Funeral Home in Little Rock, AR.