James Reed Madden

James Reed Madden of Ringgold, Louisiana passed away after a long battle of mental health illnesses and colon cancer on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at the age of 61.

James was born April 30, 1960, to the late Pat and Reed Madden of Crossroads, La.  

James was survived by his children James Madden of Pineville, La, Alice Madden of Coushatta, La and Charity Woodall of Oil City, La.  He was blessed with seven grandchildren and one great grand on the way. He had 1 sister, 2 half-sisters, 1 half-brother and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and the mother of his children, Rhonda Wilson Madden.

His Memorial Service will be held on March 26, 2022, at the Fishing Pier at Grand Bayou in Coushatta, La at 2:00 pm. The pier is available from 7 am to 11 pm to celebrate the life we are blessed with and to enjoy each other company.

We want to thank everyone who took care of James and we pray that the compassion you have shown will always be the blessing that makes you smile. Special Thank You to Becky Allen and her family for taken care of James when I couldn’t and no one else would.

His lifelong illnesses prevented him from being who we needed him to be.

If anyone you know or love suffers from a mental illness please seek help immediately. May God bless you.