Euell Meade, Sr., 83

Euell Meade, Sr., 83, of Bethel, died July 21. He was born on March 10, 1923 in Beckley, WV. He was a General Motors forklift operator and a WWII Army veteran.

He was preceded in death by mother, Minnie (Dempsey) Meade; father, Andrew J.; wife, Betty June (Elam); daughter, Jacqueline Jean Dotson; son, Carl Lee; brother, William Henry; and sisters, Gertrude, Vance, Emma Vance, Ada Dillon, and Della Shepherd.

He is survived by sons, Euell, Jr. (Rita); David Ray (Betty); Lonnie Joe (Carolyn); Larry Lee (Delores); Dennis Andrew (Evea); Scott Allen; and Roger Michael (Becky); daughter, Betty Fay Meade; sisters, Marie Smith and Georgia Hannah (Clifford); 18 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held July 26 at the Kennedy-Stevens Funeral Home.

Burial followed at the Tate Township Cemetery in Bethel.