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Dorothy Madison Obituary

Dorothy M. (Raines) Madison Dorothy Mae (Raines) Madison, 80, of Crozet, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2013, at Martha Jefferson Hospital. Born on September 8, 1932, in Charlottesville, she was the daughter of the late Doffie Mae and Viola Hattie (Morris) Raines. Dorothy worked at ConAgra for 30 years; she held various jobs during her employment until her retirement in 1991. She most enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and cooking for family and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Madison in 2005; grandchildren, Jenifer Steward and Clarence Steward; brothers, Clyde Raines and Thomas Raines. Survivors include her loving children, Samuel A. Madison and wife, Cheryl, who was a special daughter-in-law to her, Gerald W. Madison and girlfriend, Velvet Stanley, and Teresa A. Steward and husband, Skip; step-son, Charles Madison Jr. and wife, Sheila; grandchildren, Heather Madison, Gerald Wayne "G.W." Madison Jr., Courtney Madison who was a loving caregiver to her for the last six months, Chris Madison, Kara Madison, Bobbie Steward, Amanda Steward, and Cole Madison; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Breanna Dunn and Noah Grubb; siblings, Albert Raines and wife, Betty, who was a special sister-in-law to her, Ronnie Raines, Randolph Raines, William Raines and wife, Faye, Warren Raines and wife, Paula, Nelson Raines and wife, Betty, Charles Raines and wife, Libby, Richard Raines and wife, Barbara, and Myrtle Garrison; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes, 618 West Main Street, with Pastor Tracy L. Tucker officiating. Burial will follow at Augusta Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Samuel Madison, Gerald Madison, G.W. Madison, Chris Madison and Skip Steward. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2013, at the funeral home. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the - COPD, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004. Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories with the family online by visiting

This obituary was originally published in the Daily Progress.
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Published online on 6/26/2013 courtesy of Daily Progress.