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Madge Walker Britt

GLASGOW – Madge Walker Britt, age 93, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 4, 2023, at Shanti Niketan Hospice Home of Glasgow where she received exceptional care from the nurses and staff who became like family during her stay. Madge was born October 12, 1929, in Adair County, Kentucky to the late Leonard and Mayne Walker.

She was a graduate of both Lindsey Wilson College and Western Kentucky University and began her teaching career in Adair County at the age of 19. She married her husband, Loyd Geralds Britt in 1954 who preceded her in death in 2022. She continued her teaching career in Barren County Schools retiring in 1987. Following retirement, she enjoyed caring for her grandchildren, quilting, and cooking. Madge was a member of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

She is survived by her three children, Loyd Britt, Jr. (Judy), Ann Herald, Tim Britt (Vicki); her grandchildren, Loyd Douglas Britt (Megan), Jordan Crain (Daniel), Jessica Britt, Thomas Britt, Ashley Lile (Matt), Angie Gilliam (Bobby), and Stacy Oaks; and great-grandchildren, Trayce Crain, Brayden Crain, Bennett Crain, Kenzie Lile, Macy Lile, Matthew Stephens (Danielle), Ryan Stephens, and Bryan Stephens; along with several nieces and nephews; and special friend and caregiver, Frankie Bradley.

Besides her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her 8 siblings, Chick Walker, Russell Walker, Dorothy Lynch, Rebecca Estes, Ruth Pendleton, Willie Pendleton, Mabel Sexton, and  Peggy Burden; and a son in law, Kenneth Herald.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, June 9, 2023, at 1:00 pm at A.F. Crow & Funeral Home with burial in Happy Valley Memorial Gardens cemetery. Visitation will begin on Thursday, June 8 from 4:00 pm till 8:00 pm and on Friday, June 9 morning until time of service. Her son, Bro. Tim Britt and Bro. Tim Eaton will be officiating the service.

The family request alternate expressions of sympathy to take the form of donations to Shanti Niketan Hospice Home of Glasgow or St. Jude’s Research Hospital. A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Britt.

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