Charles Lea Meadows, daughter of the late Jewell Hindman Miller and Frances Johnson Miller, was born on Jan. 2, 1926, at Melbourne, Ark., and died at Pocahontas, Ark., on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006, at the age of 80.
Mrs. Meadows was a former member of the Dudley Church of God where she was active with the Ladies Willing Workers. She enjoyed painting and was a former member of the Art Society of Dexter, a former seamstress with Elder Manufacturing Company and a former resident of Dudley.
She was united in marriage to Charles Thomas Meadows on Oct. 4, 1941, at Anniston. Mr. Meadows preceded her in death on Oct. 3, 1980.
Survivors include two sons, Jewell Thomas Meadows of Riverside, Calif., and Darrell Dean Meadows of Ellerslie, Ga.; three daughters, Carol Jean Conley of Poplar Bluff, Sharon Sides of Dexter and Dorothy Moore of Pocahontas, Ark.; one half-sister, Jessie Ann Graham of Charleston; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three daughters, Frances June Rains, Rose Meadows and Diane Meadows; two half-brothers, Larry Miller and James Miller; and two half-sisters, Jackie Borders and Faye Miller.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Len Ables and Rev. Larie Burdine officiating.
Interment will follow in the Dudley Cemetery.