Funeral services for Mr. Jack Lyons Meadows, 82, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 1 P.M. on Saturday,
February 19, 2011, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Granville
Cemetery in Granville, TN.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 P.M. until 9 P.
M., and on Saturday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Saturday, February 12, 2011, at
Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.
He was born September 6, 1928, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Captain Bob Meadows and Edna “Big Moma”
Shoulders Meadows. On September 12, 1953, he was
married to Anne Maddux Meadows, who survives. He was a
retired insurance agent, and the owner of R. L. Meadows
Insurance Agency in Gainesboro, TN.
He was a member of the Gainesboro Church of Christ, and
the former President of Jackson County Little League. He was a
former Jackson County commissioner and Gainesboro City
Alderman. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was involved in
secret radar development.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Brother: Robert Lee Meadows; and 4 Sisters: Katherine
Cassetty, Ruth Childress, Brown Felker, and Claudine Cassetty.
Survivors include his Wife: Anne Maddux Meadows of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Son: John (Stacey) Meadows of Mt. Juliet,
TN; 1 Daughter: Laura (Robert) Qualls of Nashville, TN; 1
Granddaughter: Katherine Elizabeth Qualls of Knoxville, TN;
and 1 Brother: Thomas Henry (Maxine) Meadows of Louisville,
Bro. John Notgrass will officiate at the services.
Memorial donations may be made to The Jackson County
Little League by contacting the funeral home.
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