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Dr. Brent Meador(1950 - 2013)

Dr. Brent Meador

Jackson

Dr. Carroll Brent Meador, 62, passed away Friday, September 6, 2013 at his home in Jackson. Visitation will be 5-8pm Monday, September 9, 2013 at Country Woods Baptist Church. Services will be 10am Tuesday, September 10, 2013 also at Country Woods Baptist Church, followed by interment at Garden of Memories in Florence.

Dr. C. Brent Meador was born in the town of Laurel, MS on October 23, 1950. He was the only child of William Carroll and Vivian Olivia Meador. He graduated from R.H. Watkins High School in Laurel, MS. He completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi where he served as president of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. He taught at Jones County Community College, William Carey University and the University of Southern Mississippi; all while working on his PH.D in microbiology. He received a M.D. from the University of Mississippi Medical Center where he completed his residency in family medicine and served as chief resident. He also completed a fellowship in addiction medicine from the University of Mississippi. He began his career in medicine practicing in Byram, MS. He owned and practiced in three separate medical clinics before ending his career at Byram Family Doctors. Brent loved his career and serving the community of Hinds County.

Brent was a Civil War connoisseur, an avid gun collector, and loved anything to do with Ole Miss. He had a wonderful sense of humor. Many have said, "you could not be around him without a prank being pulled on you." Brent was described by one as, "an unselfish, awesome, genius, loving man." He was a brilliant man, respected by many, with a mind like a steel trap. Most of all he loved being a paw paw.

Brent was a member of the Mississippi State Medical Association, a fellow of the American Society of Family Practice and the American Society of Addictionology. He was also a member of the National Rifle Association and many more.

Survivors include his daughters, Lauren Cooper and husband Gabe of Madison and Kristin Meador and fiance Calvin Tillman of Terry; grandchildren, Austin Brent Tillman, Miles Cooper and Remington Cooper; fiance, Dawn Moran and her daughter Reagan Moran; mother of Brent's children, Joan Moran.

Pallbearers will be Gabe Cooper, Calvin Tillman, Brian McCurley, John McNeil, Darin Walters, and George Sandifer. Honorary pallbearers will be Rod Erikson, James Black, and Allen Rhinehart.

The family requests that all donations please be made to the , P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718. Online guest book available at www.chancellorfuneralhome.com.




Published in Clarion Ledger on Sept. 8, 2013
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