VAN LEAR WOMAN IS BURIED FRI.
Was Daughter of Late Charlie and Margaret Bush
Funeral services were held for Mrs. Ella Meade, Friday at the home
at Van Lear.
Mrs. Meade, the daughter of the late Charlie and Margaret Bush,
passed away February 17 after suffering from ill health for the past
Deceased was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church which she
joined at the age of 18.
She had lived a devoted Christian life and had a host of relatives
and friends who loved her and mourn her passing.
Her husband, Bob Meade, two daughters, Mrs. Nora Blevins and Mrs.
Fay Sword, both of Van Lear, survive in addition to several
grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Three children preceded her in death, two in infancy and one aged
She is also survived by one brother and four sisters. Mrs. Sherman
Gullett is a sister.
A voice we loved is stilled.
A place is vacant in our house
Which never can be filled.
God in his wisdom has recalled
The boon his love had given.
And though the body slumbers here,
The soul is safe in Heaven.
MRS. BOB MEADE
Funeral arrangements had not been made when the Herald went to press
for Mrs. Bob Meade, Van Lear, who died Wednesday, February 17, at
the Paintsville Hospital.
A grandson in the army stationed in Mississippi has been notified
and the funeral will not be held until his arrival.
The deceased was a victim of heart trouble.
February 18, 1943
Ella (Bush) Meade was born March 30, 1871 at Greenup and departed
this life Feb. 17, 1943.
The daughter of Charlie Bush and Margaret (Castle) Bush.
In the year of 1892 on August 27 she met and was married to Robert
Meade the son of Levi Meade and Nancy (Castle) Meade and to this
union were born five children, three preceded her in death, Ray,
Charlie and Beulah and two, living, Mrs. Leslie Sword and Mrs. Dick
Blevins both of Van Lear.
She had twenty one grandchildren and seventeen great- grandchildren.
She leaves four sisters, Mrs. Sherman Gullett, Paintsville, Mrs.
Marion Collins, Powell, O. Mrs. Frank Williams, McDowell and Mrs.
John Stanley and her brother John Bush address unknown.
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