Services for Gaynell Clark Madison were held Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at 2 p. m. from McClain-Hays Chapel with Rev. Tom McCurley and Rev. Jackie Barker officiating.  Burial followed in Cooks Chapel Cemetery in Neshoba County.

McClain-Hays Funeral  Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Madison, 94, of Philadelphia, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, at John C. Stennis Memorial Hospital in DeKalb, Miss.  

She was a native of Kemper County and longtime resident of the Forestdale community in Neshoba County.  Mrs. Madison was a member of Mt. Nelson Baptist Church where she served as treasurer for 50 years.  She was a former member of Eastern Star.

Survivors include daughter, Joan Gamblin (Thomas) of Philadelphia; son, Keith Madison (Sharon) of Philadelphia; daughter-in-law, Pat Madison of Brandon; eleven grandchildren; numerous great- grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Peggy Harbour of DeKalb; brother, Kelly Paul Clark (Ginger) of Philadelphia; and many nieces, nephews and their families.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Madison; daughter, Geraldine McDaniel; son, Kellis Madison; granddaughter, Kim Gamblin Mars; and infant great-grandson, Ayden Brooks Madison.

Pallbearers were Scotty McDaniel, Grant McDaniel, Davis Gamblin, Clint Madison, Mitchell Madison, Dale Harbour, Jeff Clark and Jarrod Madison.