James Eugene Meadows went to be with his Lord March 30, 2014 at his home in Dallesport, WA.
He was born May 22, 1934 in Franklin, NC to Daniel and Edna (Owenby) Meadows.
Jim was a long time resident of the Mid-Columbia area. He worked many years at SDS Plywood in Bingen, WA and Safeway in Hood River. He loved working in his flowers and taking care of his yard and garden until health slowed him down. He loved to read and play with the family dog Hildi.
He is survived by his beloved wife Norma of 52 years; sons Joel of Dallesport and James of The Dalles, OR; and daughters Edwina Bates of Salem, OR, Margaret Meadows and Jennifer Hansberry of Deerfield, NH. His siblings: brother Jay of Klickitat, WA, Daniel, Grove, OK, sisters Jo Davis, San Diego, CA, Carol Koitzsch, Kirkland, WA, Emma Scott, Ocean Park, WA, and Corene Jones, South Beach, OR mourn his loss. He is also survived by 30 nieces and nephews and 28 great nieces and nephews and 12 great, great nephews.
His parents, his sisters Betty James, Bonnie Paulk, Sue Hail, brother Raymond and a nephew James preceded him in death.
Jim will be missed by many, many friends and family members. He was loved by all. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Wishram Community Church in Wishram, Washington. Gardner Funeral Home handled cremation arrangements.
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