Meadows, William Grady (Decatur)

Monday, January 14, 2013

William Grady Meadows, 66, of Decatur, TN, died on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. 

He was of the Baptist Faith. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl Franklin and Becky (Pilkey) Meadows; and three brothers, Clyde Frank and Danny Meadows. 

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Ann Meadows of Decatur; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Keith and Robin Meadows of Decatur, Adam Clay Meadows and special friend Misti Brock of Cleveland, Gary and Crystal Meadows of Cleveland; four brothers and one sister-in-law, Leroy and Dora Meadows of Decatur, Howard Meadows of Cleveland, Billy Meadows and Kenny Meadows, both of Decatur; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Bobbie Jean Fagg of Loudon, TN, Anna Sue Tilley of Decatur, Fay and Herbie Stokes of Chattanooga; and ten grandchildren. . 

Funeral services will be held Monday, January 14 at 8 p.m. in the Bowers Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mike Rymer officiating. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 15, in Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Decatur.

The family will receive friends Monday, January 14 from 6-8 p.m. at the Bowers Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.



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