Ivy P. Madison
Ivy P. Madison
  • September 28, 1937 - January 5, 2018
  • Richmond, Virginia

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Ivy P. (Gertrude) Madison, 80 passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, January 5, 2018. Ivy was born September 28, 1937 in Richmond, Virginia and spent the majority of her life in her beloved Sandston. Ivy worked for C&P/Verizon Telephone for 38 years and was a member of the Pioneers of America. She was a member and Past Americanism Chairman of the American Legion Auxiliary Battlefield Post 144, the Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Battlefield Forest 170, and a Past Worthy Matron of Naomi Chapter #4 Order of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, James L. Madison Sr. and her brother Steve Pomfrey. She is survived by her daughter, Sherry Tomlinson and husband (Clyde); son James L. Madison Jr.; Sister, Sylvia Bareford, Grandchildren, Vann Madison (Nicky); Kaley Leonard (Chris); Logan and Ashlyn Madison; Step Granddaughter Nichole Patterson; Great Grandchildren, Liam Leonard; Maggie, Ollie and Jacob Madison; Step Great Grandchildren, Hailey, Emily and Laney Patterson; and a host of beloved Nieces and Nephews. Visitation to be held at 6 to 8 pm on January 12, 2018 at Nelsen's Funeral Home 4650 S, Laburnum Avenue Chapel, where services will be held Saturday January 13, 12pm with Interment to follow at Washington Memorial Park Cemetery. A reception will follow at the Nelsen Funeral Home Reception Center. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to MDA.