Obituary of Talitha (Brown) Madison

Talitha Ann (Brown) Madison

Talitha Ann (Brown) Madison, age 47, resident of Fort Scott, KS, died Wednesday, November 25th, 2020. She was born April 10, 1973, in Fort Scott, KS, the daughter of Mike and Vicki (Trites) Brown. She graduated from Fort Scott High School with the class of 1991. She attended Fort Scott Community College and obtained an associate degree then furthered her education at Pittsburg State University. In 1995, Tally married Charles “Hunter” Reeves. They were married 20 years and had 4 children together. In 2015 her life suddenly changed with the loss of Hunter. In normal Tally fashion she persevered and took on the role as both parents. In 2018, she remarried to Thomas William Madison. Together, they found a forever kind of love.

Tally lit up a room with her contagious smile and a few “colorful” words. She was the kind of friend that made life beautiful for others. Her love for dogs was evident as she wanted to bring every dog home just so they could feel loved. Her family was her first priority, but her friends always felt the same amount of love.

Survivors include her husband, Tom of the home; two daughters, Hannah Reeves and fiancé Caleb Brandt, Herman, MO, Emmah Dikeman and husband Miles, Fort Scott, KS; two sons, Hunter Reeves and Hollis Reeves; one brother, Kyle Brown and wife Jamie, Fort Scott; two nieces, Graycyn and Kinsley Brown; mother in law, Marge Madison, Ft. Scott; father in law, Dr. Stewart Reeves, Denver, CO; and sister in law, Catherine and Joe Kilanoski, Denver CO. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Hunter; mother in law, Harriett Reeves; grandmother, Mary Jane Brown; sister in law, Angie Handke; and father in law, Bill Madison.

Pastor Danny Brown will conduct graveside services at 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 9th, in the Centerville Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy memorial contributions are suggested for the Reeves Children and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St. Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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  1. Continued prayers for the entire family! Tally was an absolute delight to all who ever met her. I loved seeing all the posts on Facebook. She truly loved her family and friend. Hugs! I’ll drink a big DP for her.

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