Madelyne Lee Gatch, 91, of Brownwood, passed away Wednesday Aug. 29, 2007, at Brownwood Regional Medical Center.

She was born March 11, 1916, in Rochelle, Texas, to Bolden and Carrie Ann Stuart. A dietician for many years, she retired and moved to Brownwood in 1977. She married Leonard Gatch on March 6, 1942, and he preceded her in death in 1951.

She is survived by three nieces, Barbara Bennett, Mary Beth Moore and Verma Lee Ford; two nephews, Joe Finis Stuart and Richard Miller; and numerous other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Gatch; sisters, Carrie Ann Miller, Pearl Jenkins, Bessie Stuart; and brothers, B.G. Stuart, Mim Stuart, Richard “Sonnie” Stuart and Buster Stuart.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, in the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel with Dallas Huston officiating. Interment will follow in the Eastlawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.