Renee's name at birth was Lois Irene Smith. She later changed her name Renee Irene. Her name on her marker is misspelled. It says Renne instead of Renee.
She was the wife of Aubrey Henry Madden, the daughter of William Claude Smith & Margaret Elizabeth Thornton, the sister of Elena Mae (Smith) Patella and the mother of Donald Aubrey Madden and Cynthia Renee (Madden) Shapiro Olivari. Renee and Aubrey were married January 04, 1932 in Smacrover, Union County, Arkansas.
Renee's obituary: MADDEN Mrs. Renee Irene, 6159 East University. Survived by husband, Aubrey H. Madden; son Don Madden, Dallas; daughter, Mrs. Jay Shapiro, Richardson; sister, Mrs. Lena Papella, Houston. Services were held Saturday. Internment Restland Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Wadley Blood Bank or to The Childrens Medical Center, Dallas. RESTLAND-LAUREL LAND FUNERAL HOMES Greenville Ave. at Restland Rd. 235-7111