Donald C. Madison, 64, of 415 W. Second, died Saturday (Oct. 12, 1996) at Coffeyville Regional Medical
Mr. Madison was born April 23, 1932, in Gladewater, Texas to Harry and Leona (Kirkpatrick)
Madison. His parents moved to Winfield when he was a child, and there he received his education.
On March 30, 1956, he married Orpha Grace Mays in Winfield. The couple lived in various
communities in the Midwest due to his employment as a maintenance electrician and as a telephone
In 1974 Don Madison brought his family to Coffeyville due to employment with Halliburton.
Due to a disability he retired in 1977 but continued to live in Coffeyville where he became a flight
instructor and an avid fan of Coffeyville Community College Red Raven Football games.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Teresa Kay Marshall of Coffeyville, Brenda S.
Handshumaker of South Coffeyville, Okla. and Lisa A. Pfister also of South Coffeyville, Okla. He also is
survived by one brother, Elmer of Winfield; one sister, Rennis Thomas of Wichita, 10 grandchildren and
four great grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p. m. Wednesday in Emmanuel Southern Baptist Church with burial in
Fawn Creek Cemetary west of Coffeyville.