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
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
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Ida Reeves
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