Funeral services for Mrs. Cora Bell Cook Meade, age 88, a
resident of Gainesboro, TN, will be held Friday, March 7,
2008, at 2 P.M. at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Harris – Meade
Cemetery in the Old Antioch community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 P.M. – 8 P.
M., and Friday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
Mrs. Meade passed away on Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at
her residence in Gainesboro, TN.
She was born April 24, 1919, in Knott Co., KY, to the late
Rude D. Cook and Clarinda Hall Cook. On October 23, 1933,
she was married to the late Willie Meade, who passed away
April 26, 1994.
She was a homemaker, and a member of the Old Antioch
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by her maternal grandparents: Willie and Susie
Johnson Hall; paternal grandparents: Samuel Miles Cook and
Sarah Lee Johnson Cook; 2 Sisters: Myrtle Cook Harris and
Ellen Cook Harris; 1 Brother: Dave Cook; 2 Sons: James
Milford (Buddy) Meade and Carlos Sexton; 1 Son-in-Law: Earl
Harris; 2 Grandchildren: Willie Dale Harris and Debbie Nichole
Pryor; and 1 Great-Grandchild: Stephanie Mechelle Gruel.
Survivors include 4 Daughters and 3 Sons-in-law:
Geraldine Harris and Pauline & Ulis Hammock, all of
Gainesboro, TN; Juanita & Alan Pryor of Plainfield, IN; and
Patricia and Erbi H. Cantrell of Gainesboro, TN; and 8
Grandchildren: Patricia Cantrell, Cora Ellen Guffey, Iola Marie
Isaacs, Richard Pryor, Leslie Pryor, Sharon Guy, Edward
Hammock, and Theresa Riley. 25 Great-Grandchildren and 8
Great-Great-Grandchildren also survive.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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