Bessie E. Meadows

Birth Date: 
Sunday, August 16, 1942
Date of Passing: 
Sunday, September 5, 2021

"Together Again"

WOOSTER – Bessie E. Meadows, 79, of Wooster passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2021 at her home.

She was born August 16, 1942 in Shady Springs, WV the daughter of Abe and Anna Louise Farmer Pierce.  She married Wiley “Chief” Meadows on September 13, 1961.  He preceded her in death in 2004.

Bessie was a homemaker who enjoyed dogs, yard work and housework.  Most of all she enjoyed spending time with family and grandchildren.

She is survived by her children Deb (Doug Crawford) Smail. Julie (Charles) Moore and Scott Meadows; grandchildren Bruce (Elisha) Lindeman, Josh Moore, Jennifer (Tim) Stallworth, Kara (Kevin) Rodriquez and Crystal (Patrick) Ferringer; 16 great-grandchildren; siblings Samuel (Vivian) Pierce, Alvin Pierce, Allen “Estin” Pierce, Mary (Roy) Neal and Bradley Pierce.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, sons Edward and Timothy Meadows and a grandson Henry Bowersox

There will be no calling hours or services.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

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Debbie and rest of the family, You have my sincere sympathy at the passing of your loved one. May God Comfort you and give you his perfect peace. Billie Najimian.

To the Bessie Meadows Family. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. The Joe Meyer Family of Pine Cove

I’ve been looking for Bessie for years now. My two children, Jessica and Thomas, wanted to find their dads family. I’m so sorry to hear of this loss. She was the most joyous person I’d ever known, and I was lucky for all the time I got to spend with her.

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