Clyde Vernon Meadows, age 95, of Dover died October 28, 2021, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center. The 5th of the 11 children of the late Willie J. and Letha Ruth Boyd Meadows, he was born August 11, 1926, in Treat, Arkansas. He retired after a 35 year career with Del Monte Corp.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and traveling with his beloved wife, Lou. A faithful servant of Jesus Christ, he served as a deacon for many years in the First Baptist Church in Linden, California, and continued to worship with the Dover First Baptist Church.
Clyde was preceded in death by his parents; his 10 siblings, Leslie Meadows, Odis Meadows, Minnie Rush, Opal Helton, Edna Garrison, Leona Nixon, Shirley Brown, Floy Marie Meadows, Ruby McGehee, Jean Griffin, his first wife, Gloria Bates Meadows; and a daughter, Julia Lavagnino.
He is survived by his wife, Lou Verdell Deavers Meadows of Dover; a daughter, Victoria Gardea, Stockton, CA; granddaughters, Andrea Gardea of Stockton, CA, and Kara Lavagnino; great grandson, Christian Klein; a step-daughter, Jeanette Perdue and husband, Gary; step-granddaughters, Allison Houlihan, Bianca Orozco, Ariana Martinez; and two step-great-grandsons, Luke and Evan Houlihan.
Graveside services will be 10:00 am, Monday, November 1, 2021, at Owens Cemetery in Dover under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Reverend Jeff Paxton and Bob Sparks will officiate. Visitation with the family will begin at 9:30 AM at the cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Dover First Baptist Church, 149 SR164 East, Dover, AR 72837. Internet obituary and online guestbook are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com.
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Dover First Baptist Church
149 SR164 East, Dover AR 72837