JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Ethel Meadows, 62, of Route 5, was dead on arrival at Good 
Samaritan Hospital at 1:15 p.m. Friday.  She was a retired employe of the 
Lear-Siegler stove foundry in Centralia.

Mrs. Meadows was born in Jefferson County on Oct. 5, 1914; the daughter 
of John H. and Lena H. (Piercy) Carpenter.

She was married on July 21, 1935, in Jefferson County, to John W. 
Meadows, who survives.

She was a member of the Boyd Pentecostal Church, and was a member of 
the Ladies Auxillary of the VFW in Mt. Vernon.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the Osborn Funeral 
Home in Dix, with Verneil Garren officiating.  Burial will be in Boyd 
Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p.m. Sunday.

In addition to her husband, John, Mrs. Meadows is survived by two sons, 
John H. Meadows, of Mt. Vernon and Edward Tate, of Dix; five daughters, 
Shirley Mick, Mt. Vernon, Ida Reeves, Mt. Vernon, Vera Hayes, Mt. 
Vernon, Betty Beckham and Sharion Johnson, both of Woodlawn; 16 
grandchildren and one great-grandchild; a brother, James Carpenter, Batavia; and 
two sisters, Evelyn Wray, Bluford and Nora Simmons, Dix.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three daughters and one 
sister.


Source: Mt. Vernon Register News 
Date: 
Submitted by: Ida Reeves
Relationship - Daughter

 

 

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