8/19/1931 - 6/23/2021
Omaha - Dorothy L. Madison was born August 19th, 1931 and received her wings on June 23rd, 2021 surrounded by her loved ones. Born in Monroe, Louisiana to Ida Wales, Dorothy was very inquisitive as a child and extremely intelligent. She graduated in 1952 from Monroe Colored High School. She has always loved the Lord and was baptized at an early age at Flowermount Baptist Church in Monroe Louisiana.
She moved to Omaha Nebraska with her grandfather Pleasant Wales, in hopes of a better future and career path. She joined Zion Baptist Church and was a member for many years and later she would join Salem Baptist Church. Ms. Dorothy always worked extremely hard and with her impeccable work ethic and commitment, she attended Robinson business school and later had a wonderful career of servant leadership at Business Economy for 26 years as an executive administrative assistant, retiring in 1993. She was truly the best in her field and as someone committed to her community, many lovingly recall the excellent work she did throughout her career.
She leaves to cherish her memory her beautiful sister, Mary Smith who was her best friend and closest confidante. She also leaves beautiful memories with 5 children; Dolly, Charles, Lenora, Samuel and Julius, a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends that will forever love and miss her.
Her relationship with the Lord was her foundation and has carried her throughout her entire life. That spiritual grounding will always remain as her family will forever honor her teachings, her unwavering love and her beautiful legacy.
Visitation Wednesday 5 - 7 PM at Roeder Mortuary. Funeral Service Thursday 10:00 AM at Roeder Mortuary. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery.
Roeder Mortuary, Inc. - 108th Street Chapel
2727 N 108th St - Omaha, NE - 402-496-9000