Goshen News, Goshen, IN


March 26, 2013

Barbara Meadows

July 7, 1924-March 25, 2013

GOSHEN — Barbara Meadows, 88, died Monday morning at Greencroft Goshen Health Care.

She was born July 7, 1924 in Jellico, Tenn., to William Crit and Bessie Mae (Gilreath) Creekmore.

She married William J. Meadows, Aug. 12, 1939, in Tennessee. He died April 3, 2008.

Survivors include a daughter, Cathy (Tony) Howard, Nokomis, Fla.; two sons, William D. (Karen) Meadows, Edwardsburg, Mich., and Tedd Meadows; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and two brothers, Martin (Sue) Creekmore and Billy Gene Creekmore, both of Toledo, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Goldie Stanfill and Bessie Jane Hughes; a son, John Wesley Meadows; a grandson, Damon Meadows; five sisters, Nora Douglas, Meltie Williams, Mary Troxel, Kathleen Barnhardt and Pauline Brock; and three brothers, Louis, Charlie and Junior Creekmore.

Mrs. Meadows moved to Goshen in 1964 and worked for the Steury Boat Company.  She attended Goshen Pentecostal House of Prayer.

Friends may call from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen. A graveside service will follow at 2:45 p.m. at Hess Cemetery, Goshen. The Rev. Tom Riggs of Goshen Pentecostal House of Prayer and Morgan Meadows, Barbara’s grandson, will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be given to Goshen Pentecostal House of Prayer.

Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.

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