Obituary: Bette Lou (Grimes) Madison, 80

by Beth Melo on August 20, 2015

Bette Lou (Grimes) Madison, 80, of Clinton and formerly a longtime resident of Southborough, died on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at The Reservoir of Marlborough, after long illness.

She was the beloved wife of Joseph J. Madison for 60 years.

Bette Lou was a devoted wife and mother, who raised her children before she went back to school to become a dental assistant and lab tech. She worked for several years as a lab tech for a bio-tech company. Hiking, gardening and the beach were a few of the things she enjoyed most about being outdoors. Bette Lou was an active member of St Anne Church of Southborough where she served on the Parish Council and participated in the Bible Study Group. 

In addition to her husband she is survived by her children, Craig Madison of Marlborough; Susanne Madison of Clinton; Meredith Madison of Lancaster; a son in law David Jeffries of Swansea; a sister Carol Allen of Mill Valley CA; 3 grandchildren, Christopher Jeffries and Benjamin and Zachary Sousa.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Kimberly Jeffries.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday, August 21, from 4 to 7 PM at the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St. Southborough.

A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, August 22, at 10 AM at St Anne Church, 20 Boston Rd, Southborough. Burial will follow in the Southborough Rural Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent in her memory to Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472, ALZ.org

To leave words of condolence to the family, please visit Morrisfuneralparlor.com

(Obituary via Morris Funeral Home)

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