Gloria May Meade, 79, of Creston, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at the Hospice Care Center in Medina. Gloria was born December 5, 1934, in Independence, to Wilbur and Bessie (Simpson) Green.
She married Ercel Meade February 7, 1953. He preceded her in death January 2, 1991. She was a homemaker and also a Friendly Helper, doing elderly care. She made her home in Chippewa Lake, prior to moving to Creston and attended Canaan Free Will Baptist Church. She had a great love for animals, enjoyed reading and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving are her daughter, Christine (John) Curran of Creston; her son, Timothy (Elizabeth) Meade of Rittman; three grandchildren, Ashley Eastlake, Samantha Scheel and Seth Meade; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Sarah Baker of Killen, Alabama.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Daniel Meade; and a sister, Barbara Calvert.
Services will be Saturday, March 22, 2014, 11 A.M., at Canaan Free Will Baptist Church in Creston, with Reverend Travis McKenzie officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Woodlawn Cemetery in Lodi. Friends may call from 10 A.M., until time of services, at the church.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Medina, 5075 Windfall Rd., Medina, OH 44256 or to Canaan Free Will Baptist Church, P.O. Box 167, Creston, OH 44217.
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