Funeral services for Mrs. Rose Meadows Fuqua, 96, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday,
October 25, 2009, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the John L. Clark
Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County,
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 6 P.M. – 8
P.M., and Sunday from 1 P.M. until time of services.
Mrs. Fuqua passed away on Friday, October 23, 2009, at
Life Care Center of Sparta, TN.
She was born March 17, 1913, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late John Walker Meadows and Ida McCoin Meadows.
She was married to the late Tommy Edward Fuqua, who
passed away November 16, 1975. She was a beautician and co-
owner of Flowers by Ruby and Rose. She was a member of the
Free State Church of Christ.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 1 Brother: Joe Meadows; 1 Sister: Pearl Meadows
Clark; and 1 Son: Eddie Fuqua.
Survivors include 1 Daughter-in-law: Faye Fuqua of
Smithville, TN; 1 Sister: Ruby Meadows of Gainesboro, TN; 6
Nieces and Nephews: John Meadows, Louise Binder, Ann
Bray, Sue Jones, Patty Walker, and Ward Fuqua; Special
Friends: Jann & Sandy Cupp, Polly Montgomery, Louise
Dudney, and Carolyn Poteet; and her Loving Caretakers:
Phyllis, Barbara, Lois, and Bonnie.
Dr. Jann Cupp will officiate at the services.
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