Madeline McDowell Marshburn, 82, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 23, 2014. Mrs. Marshburn was the daughter of the late Joe and Florence McDowell. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Gordon Marshburn, and a sister, Gladys Lewis. Madeline is survived by her two sons, Wayne B. Marshburn (wife Gina) and Ray Marshburn (wife Connie); sisters, Theo Bass, Bessie Lee Vereen, Louise Caison, Marie Justice and Vernie Ganey; five grandchildren, Craig, Brian, Jason, Kelley and Danielle Marshburn; and six great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Marshburn was a longtime member of Woodburn Baptist Church. She loved to garden, cook for her family and spend time with her canine friend, Gracie.
A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, Madeline will be greatly missed and always lovingly remembered.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at Coble Ward-Smith on Oleander Drive. Funeral services were scheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, also at Coble Ward-Smith, with interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Coble Ward-Smith is honored to serve the Marshburn family.