Name: CRAWFORD 1
- Title: Obituary Notice: Meade (McGehee), Dorothy Elaine
Page: Pittott Times, Piggott, Clay County, Arkansas, Wednesday, November 3, 2004
Text: Dorothy Elaine McGehee Meade
Wednesday, November 3, 2004
Dorothy Elaine McGehee Meade, 78, of Piggott died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004, at her home in Piggott.
She was born June 12, 1926, in Piggott, the daughter of the late Andrew and Edith Maddox McGehee.
She was united in marriage to Carl E. Meade on June 17, 1944. They had seven children.
She was preceded in death by two sons, James and Leon Meade; five sisters and two brothers.
She is survived by her husband, Carl E. Meade of Piggott; one son, Jerome Meade of Piggott; four daughters, Betty Robinson of Nimmons, Dyrma Sanders of Farmington, Mo., Geraldine Crawford of Piggott and Fleta Mooney of Searcy, Ark.; four grandsons, John Cavaness, Donnie Cavaness, Jimmy Sanders and Brandon Mooney; five granddaughters, Mistie Gossett, Dorothy Sanders, Elizabeth Crawford, Christen Robinson and Cyndel Mooney; three great-grandsons, Jordan Dye, Trey Gossett and Jessie Sanders; and one great-granddaughter, Elise Gossett; one brother, Clifford McGehee of St. Charles, Mo.; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Willie Sandlin and Matt Foster officiating. Burial followed in the Piggott Cemetery. Active pallbearers were John Cavaness, Donnie Cavaness, Jimmy Sanders, Daniel Gossett, Carlos Crittenden and Jerry Meade. Honorary pallbearers were Brandon Mooney, Jordan Dye, Trey Gossett and Jessie Sanders.
Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott was in charge of the arrangements.
Memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Meade to St. Bernard's Hospice, 2813 Forest Home Road, Jonesboro, AR 72401.