June 23, 1937 ~ December 11, 2004

Born in: Madison Co.,
Resided in: Leicester, NC

Mary Louise Barnes Meadows, 67, of 11 Sam Hill Road, Leicester, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 11, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital. Mrs. Meadows was born in Madison County and was a daughter of the late Columbus Baxter and Elsie Brown Barnes. She was also preceded in death by a grandson Tyler Meadows, a sister Bernice Frisbee, and a son-in-law Rex Frisbee. She was a homemaker and a member of Happy Valley Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and is survived by her husband of 48 years, Owen Conley Meadows; a daughter Sherry Frisbee of Leicester; three sons and daughters-in-law, Dwight A. and Kim Meadows, Randy and Kim Meadows and Mike and Melody Meadows, all of Leicester; grandchildren, Amanda and Jonathan Meadows, Ashlee Ross, Robert, Jacob and Beth Denson, Courtney Frisbee, Autumn Meadows, Cody and Trace Heatherly and Brooke and Chloe Meadows; one great-grandson Trevor Ross, and one sister Melba Burke of Asheville. The funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Revs. Perry Burke and Terry Burke officiating. Burial will be at Bell United Methodist Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Happy Valley Baptist Church, 28 Happy Valley Road, Asheville, NC 28806.

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  1. To: Sherry Frisbee & Family,
    I’m so sorry about your loss. You are in my prayers.
    God Bless You.
    Barbara Brown

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  2. Mary Louise was in my class at Leicester High School and although it had been many years since I had seen her, I remember her and her sisters fondly. I know I speak on behalf of our entire class when I say how sorry we are to lose another classmate and how we wish we could have seen Mary Louise more in recent years.
    My sincere sympathy,
    Lovella

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  3. May God be with you in this your time of need and to help you get
    through this christmas. Our’s
    prayers are with you and yours.
    Charlie&David

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  4. I know its been a while. But i miss you more and more each day. I think about you offen. I know u r where you belong with god. You were the best grandmother any person could ever ask for. I have little things that i wear every day to reminds me of you. When i do something that i dont know if i should do. I say would mamaa want me to do that if no i dont do it. i cant wait to c u in haven.
    – i love very much and miss you!
    — Youngest granddaughter
    Autumn Meadows

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  5. I love you Mert! I am going to miss you, but I know that you are where you belong, with our Lord and Savior. I can’t wait to see you when I get there.
    -Amanda Meadows
    Oldest Grandaughter

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  6. My prayers and love are with you. My Bible tells me ‘to be absent from the body, is to be present with the Lord’. Mary Louise has run this race with love and diginty, and now paid a debt we all must pay. She will be with our Saviour for Christmas, rejoicing around the throne. Love to all of you. Bonnie

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  7. My sincerest sympathy goes to each of you. Rest assured Mary is resting in the arms of our Lord and Savior today. God’s Blessings to each of you, Hazel

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  8. Sherry, Mike, & family –
    I was really sorry to hear about your mother. My father died in November and I wouldn’t wish this pain on anyone. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone of you.

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  9. THE MEADOWS FAMILY MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF MY DEAR FRIEND MARY YOU ARE IN MY PRAYERS AND MY THOUHGT. GOD BE WITH YOU ALL.PAT BANKS

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  10. Randy and Kim,

    Linda and I want to express our deepest sympathy at the loss of your Mother, Mrs. Meadows.
    Know that we are here for you if you need us for any reason.

    May God’s Grace Bless All of You,
    Gary and Linda Odom

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  11. Randy Kim and family,
    Randy I am real sorry to hear about your Mom. I know how difficult this is and especially here at the holidays. Please know I am thinking of you all and saying a special prayer for you and your family.
    When we worked together at Coke seemed like we all were family and we all were close. It’s been a while and I see some of the gang once in a while. My husband lost his Dad 2 days after Christmas 3 years ago and we know how how difficult it is. May God Bless you and if you need anything just give me a call both David and his Mom Margaret have my number. I am sorry I can’t come to the service as I will be teaching.

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  12. Dear Meadows family, Our prayers and thoughts are with you. May God comfort each of you at this time of sorrow.
    Deepest sympathy

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  13. Randy and Kim, We were so sorry to hear of the loss of you Mother. Our pray is God will give you comfort and strength during this difficult time. May God bless and cradle you in his loving arms.

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  14. Mike and Family,
    I am very sorry for the loss of your mom/grandmother. It is especially difficult at this time of year. I will pray for your strength to endure.
    Love and prayers,
    Jeanne Ross

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  15. Randy and Kim: So sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. May
    God bless each of the family and give you comfort during this difficult time.

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  16. Kim, Dwight, Brooke & chloe,
    We are sorry for your loss and our prayers are with you in this sad time. All of the Meadows family are very blessed to have had such a wonderful person like mary in your lives. She will be greatly missed

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  17. Dear Owen, Mike, Sherry, Randy and Dwight

    Your Mom has always been so very special to me. She always made your home feel like my home. I loved her very much and will miss her greatly.

    Love, Penny

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  18. Dear Dwight & Kim
    All of our prayers and love to you both and your families.
    May our wondrous Father above be with you all and hold you up during this difficult time. May God Bless and Keep you all.

    Love Ralph & Dolly Faulkner

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  19. Sherry and Courtney,
    May the Lord bless you and comfort you and keep you in His care during this time of loss. I know you will miss your mother.
    God be with you.
    Ronnie and Elaine

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