DEXTER - Madelene E. Crossen, 80, formerly of Bernie, died Aug. 26, 2002, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter.
Born Nov. 2, 1921, in Bernie, she was the daughter of the late Hosea Victor and Ora Lee McCarthey Smothers.
Survivors include: two sons, Leonard Jackson and Paul Crossen, addresses unavailable; three daughters, Christine Robinson and Peggy Prince of Dexter and Imogene Joseph of Lakeland, Calif.; two sisters, Ruby Witherford of Kingman, Ariz., and Lorene Douglas of St. Clair; and 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were one son, Junior C. Jackson; one daughter, Doris A. Fry; two brothers, Freddie E. Smothers and Virgil Smothers; two sisters, Evelyn Smothers and Wanda Lee Miller; and one grandson, Ricky Fry.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Tomie L. Nix of Dexter will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Hagy Cemetery at Dexter.