Zana Mae Meadows, 91, died Sunday morning, Jan. 6, 2013 at home in Fredonia.
Zana was born Oct. 29, 1921 to Charles D. and Lula Blanche Ross Deal in Elk County, Liberty Township.¬†Zana graduated from Coyville High School in 1938.¬†On Jan. 4, 1941 in Independence, she was united in marriage to Carl Rayness Meadows.
Zana completed her Normal School and taught in local rural schools. During the summers, she worked at Boeing as a “Rosie Riveter.”¬†
She was a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Fredonia.
In addition to her husband Carl, Zana is survived by two daughters, Sharon Wilson of Denton, Texas, June Long of Fredonia; three sons, Timothy Meadows of Diamond, Mo., Dale Meadows of Joplin, Mo., David Meadows of Rogers, Ark.; a sister, Ruth Scarth of Farnsworth, Texas; a brother, :Clyde Deal of Hiawatha, Iowa; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
A great-granddaughter, Grace Meadows, preceded her in death.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10 at the Bible Baptist Church in Fredonia. Burial will be in the Fredonia City Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening, 4-6 p.m. at Timmons Funeral Home.¬†A memorial has been established in Zana’s name with the Bible Baptist Church and donations may be sent to or left at Timmons Funeral Home, PO Box 168, Fredonia, KS 66736.