Lucy Madsen passed away on July 2, 2014, at her home in Midland, Texas. She was 84 years old. Lucy was the only child of Jeff and Maurine Allred Christian. She was raised in Ft. Worth, spent many years in Tyler, and moved to Midland in 1983 to be closer to her daughter. Lucy enjoyed a wonderful career as a registered nurse. Lucy is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Karen Ward of Houston; daughter and son-in-law, Ellen and Charles House of Midland; grandchildren, David Ward (Megan) of Houston, Erin Ward Byork (John) of Denton, Matthew Ward of Houston, Angela House Palma of Austin, Jeffrey House of Midland, and James House of Midland; five great-grandchildren; and dear friends, Josie Blowe and Lupe Triana. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Carl Madsen Jr.; and her daughter, Carol Ann Ward. Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home in Midland. Graveside service will be held at Cathedral in the Pines in Tyler, Texas at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday July 5, 2014. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of Midland, 911 W. Texas Ave., Midland, Texas, 79701; Midland Humane Coalition, P.O. Box 53213, Midland, Texas, 79710; or a
. Online condolences may be offered at www.ellisfunerals.com.
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Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram from July 3 to July 4, 2014