Services for Laura Meads, age 85, Ragland, AL were held at Ragland United Methodist Church with Bro. Doug Ford officiating. Burial was in the adjoining cemetery. Pallbearers were special friends, Otis Boswell, Greg Brown, DeAndrew Brown, Eythan Carter, Darren Carter and Bobby Moncrief. Honorary Pallbearer was Kevin Meads. Mrs. Meads entered the gates of heaven on Friday, April 20, 2012. She is preceded in death by her parents, Virgil and Grace Denton; her sister, Margie Caffey; and her brothers, Jack Denton and Bill Denton. Laura was one of eight children. She is survived by her husband of 66 ½ years, Raymond Meads; daughter, Janice Day; son, Gary Meads and daughter-in-law Pat Meads; sisters, Ruth Mahan and Virgie (Jerry) Posey; brothers, James Harold (Mary) Denton & Jerald Denton, she was affectionately known as “Maw Maw” by her grandchildren, Sherrie Carter, Amy Brown, Wendy (Bobby) Moncrief, Kevin (Andrea) Meads; great grandchildren, Chylie Brown, DeAndre Brown, Leia Brown, Bronson Sneed, Eythan Carter, Taylor Carter, Tyler Carter, Riley Davis, Aleea Davis, Alyssa Moncrief, and Aisley Moncrief. Laura was an active member of Ragland United Methodist Church where she served as a children’s Sunday School teacher for many years. We would like to extend a special “thank you” to Susie Lehr for her countless hours of love and devotion to our family. Condolences may be offered online at www.usreyfuneralhome.com. Usrey Funeral Home in Pell City directed the services.
Published on  April 26, 2012