Madge M. Andrews

Friday, April 8, 2005

Madge M. Andrews, 76, of Jonesboro died Saturday, March 26, 2005.

Born in Calico Rock, she had lived in Caraway and Lake City before moving to Jonesboro in 1945. A homemaker, she operated Madge's Tot-to-Teen Shop in Jonesboro for several years. She was a member of Nettleton Baptist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Denise Andrews of Crawfordsville; a brother, Billy Staggs of Jonesboro; four sisters, Mary Manis of Springfield, Mo., Reba Hook of Lake City, Jean Staggs and Joan Carter, both of Jonesboro; two granddaughters, Ashley Andrews of Nashville, Tenn., and Autumn Goulding of Valdosta, Ga.; and two great-grandsons.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin A. Andrews; two daughters; a son; her parents, Amos and Mary Gladys McSpadden Staggs; and a sister.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2, in Emerson Memorial Chapel with Dr. Bruce Tippit officiating. Burial was private.

The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the American Cancer Society, Craighead County Chapter, 3614 Hudson Drive, Jonesboro, AR 72401.