Winfred Z. Meadows

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Funeral service for Winfred Z. Meadows, 87, will be held today, March 1, 2015, at 3 p.m. from Herren's Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Wayne Stevens and the Rev. David Daniel officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee in charge of arrangements. Mr. Meadows will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to service beginning today. Mr. Meadows passed away Friday, February 27, 2015, at his residence. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Johnson Meadows, of Woodland; three daughters, Rita Elizabeth Cofield (husband, Tommy), of Graham, Carol Meadows Mitchell (husband, Tommy), of Heflin and Debbie Murphy Meadows, of Woodland; one son, Winfred Ray Meadows, of Willis, Texas; seven grandchildren, Brent Nuckolls, Jennifer Levy, Michelle Justin, Amanda Johnson, Austin Meadows, Heather Edwards and Heath Mitchell; eight great-grandchildren and one sister, Ellen Meadows Traylor, of Carrollton. Pallbearers will be Wayne Johnson, Austin Meadows, Chad Meadows, Morris Weseloh, Brent Nuckolls, Frankie Hullander, Scott Edwards and Heath Mitchell. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Morrow, Byron Lovvorn, Ricky Spratlin, Mark Hullander, Dr. Jeff Stewart, Pierce Meadows, Dale Meadows, David Runyan and David Harrington. A Randolph County native, Mr. Meadows was born on November 1, 1927, the son of Warren Z. and Esther Lovvorn Meadows. He was a member of Herren's Grove Baptist Church, worked as a welder for Trent Tube and was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War. Mr. Meadows enjoyed welding, farming and deer hunting. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Steve Meadows; three brothers, Willie J. Meadows, S.E. Meadows and James Burlin Meadows; two sisters, Iva Lovvorn and Velma Butler and one grandson, Stacey Nuckolls. Memorials may be floral or donations may be made to New Beacon Hospice. Online condolences may be expressed at Benefield Funeral Home 17624 Highway 431 Wedowee, AL 36278 256-357-2888
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20 West Broad Street
Wedowee, AL 36278
(256) 357-2888
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Published in The Anniston Star on Mar. 1, 2015
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