Linda Meador

Published Mon., Jul. 8, 2013

Death: July 7, 2013

Funeral: July 11, 2013

Linda M. Meador Hohlt and File Funeral Home 204 N. St., Vandalia, IL, 62471 618-283-3434 fax: 618-283-3473 Name: Linda M. Meador Age: 90 Residence: Vandalia, IL Death: 3:30am, Sunday, July 7, 2013 at Lakeshore Villages Nursing Home, Waco, TX Birth: February 12, 1923 Place: Shobonier, IL Parents: Herman John and Minnie Marie (Suckow) Meyer, both deceased Occupation: retired from Crane Packing (27 years) Veteran: US Navy WWII – she was one of the original first 50 Women Navy Waves from 4-19-43 to 11-3-45 and she served in Norfolk Virginia as a 1st Class Parachute Rigger. She was awarded the Good Conduct Medal. Survivors: Son: Chris Meador and wife Sherry of Brownstown, IL Daughter: Sandra and husband Kenneth Barker of Waco, TX Daughter: Vickie and husband John Haug of granite City, IL Daughter: Tammy and husband Ernie Chappel of Vandalia, IL 11 Grandchildren 18 Great Grandchildren Preceded in Death by: parents; brothers Rudy Meyer, Walter Meyer, and Wilbert Meyer; sisters Lydia Edwards, Edna Jett, Nora Smith, and Martha Sears Memberships: First Baptist Church of Vandalia Visitation: none Graveside Service: 10:00am, Thursday, July 11, 2013 at Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia, IL Interment: Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia, IL Military Rites accorded at graveside by Crawford-Hale American Legion Post # 95, Vandalia, IL Officiating: Rev. Joe Lawson Memorials: Vandalia American Legion Post #95 or First Baptist Church of Vandalia

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