JOAN E. MEREDITH
Mrs. Joan E. Meredith, 72, of 1222 Jefferson, Quincy, died at 3:25 a.m. Sunday (June 3, 2012) in Blessing Hospital.
Born March 30, 1940 in Quincy, Joan was the daughter of Melvin and Glenna Phelps Barr. She married James Meredith on February 12, 1965 in Quincy. He preceded her in death on May 21, 1981.
Joan attended Emmanuael Church of the Nazarene. An avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, Joan also enjoyed singing and talking with her friends on the telephone, but her greatest joy was the time she spent with her grandchildren.
Joan was employed as a domestic housekeeper in the Quincy area.
Survivors include a daughter, Tammy Meredith of Quincy; a son, Mike Meredith (Melissa) of Ewing, MO; six grandchildren, Jessica Meredith, James Meredith, Jenna Meredith, Carrie Kimbrell, Taylor Kimbrell and Kaitlyn Kimbrell; a great grandson, Brayden Meredith; two sisters, Barb Cotton (Don) of Kalkaska, MI and Marlene Palmer of Marion, IL; a close family friend, Ron Owrey of Shelbyville, MO; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Joan was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James; two daughters in infancy, Glenna Renee and Victoria; and a brother in infancy.
Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home by Pastor Wayne LaForce. Burial will be in Griggsville Cemetery, Griggsville, Illinois.
Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 and Thursday morning until the time of services at the funeral home..
Memorials may be made to the Joan Meredith Memorial Fund or the Alzheimer's Association.