Graveside services will be held at South Park Cemetery on Friday, Jan. 11, at 2 p.m., for Lula Cooper Madsen, 85, of Roswell. Lula went to be with her Jesus on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Mission Arch Care Center. Herb Gage will officiate at the remembrance and celebration of her life.
Lula was born in Plainview, Texas, on July 22, 1927, to Ruth Seal Cooper and Abner Cooper. She moved to the Roswell area in the early 1930s and was one of nine children.
Lula married the love of her life H.T. (Tom) Madsen on Aug. 18, 1945, in Roswell. They had four children from this union, Glen Madsen, Judy Madsen, Dale Madsen and Janet Madsen.
Lula and H.T. owned and operated the family business H.T. Madsen Trucking for more than 30 years. She was actively involved as the accountant. During their years working together they amassed a wealth of friends and good memories.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter Janet Russell and husband Johnnie, of Roswell, and her daughter-in-law Glenda Madsen, of Maplesville, Ala. She is survived by her grandchildren Gayla Higginbotham, Glen Madsen Login to read more