US Air Force

Jaried Wayne Madden

October 1, 1938 ~ July 27, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old


            Funeral services for Jaried Wayne Madden, 84, of Pollok, will be held Monday, July 31, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin with Kenneth Mayo officiating. Interment will follow at Whitehouse Cemetery in Lufkin.

            Mr. Madden was born on October 1, 1938, in Grand Saline, Texas, to the late Emmitt Foster Madden and Martha Inez (Attikisson) Madden, and died Thursday, July 27, 2023, in Lufkin.

            Jaried enjoyed fishing and playing poker.  He loved his family, especially his daughter, granddaughter, and son-in-law.  Jaried also loved to play bingo and was often found sharing jokes.  He proudly served in he United States Air Force as a Fire Marshall for crash and rescue from 1957 to 1967.  He was a good man and helped anyone he could.

            He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Jaried and Gina Madden Jr. of Longview, TX; daughter, Margaret Madden of El Paso, TX; daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and Tony Boles of Pollok, TX; grandchildren, Heather, Emily, Angel, and Zack Valdez of El Paso TX; granddaughter,  Chloe Jean Boles of Pollok, TX;  sister Ruthie Chote of Grand Saline, TX;  furbaby, Lulu; and a number of nieces and nephews.

            He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 29 years, Linda Madden; brothers, Dale and John Madden; and sisters, Gloria Minatrea, Wanda Sparks, and Wilda Koonce; and stepson, Ralph Adams.

            Pallbearers will be Juan Garcia, Bennie Garcia, Joey Archer, Wesley Rector, Kenneth Nerren, and Cody Nerren.

            Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Modisette and Bill Williams.

            Special memorials may be made to the Special Olympics, Attn: Web Gifts,  2600 Virginia Ave NW, 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20037 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

            The family wishes to express their special thanks to Southland Rehabilitation Center, Heart to Heart Hospice, and his caretaker Kristen Black.

            Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, July 30, 2023, at Shafer Funeral Home.

            Shafer Funeral Home, Lufkin directors.

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July 30, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Shafer Funeral Home
600 N. John Redditt Dr.
Lufkin, TX 75904-0353

Funeral Service
July 31, 2023

2:00 PM
Shafer Funeral Home
600 N. John Redditt Dr.
Lufkin, TX 75904-0353

Interment following funeral service
July 31, 2023

Whitehouse Cemetery, Lufkin, TX


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