Henry Earl Meade

Male 1919 - 2008  (89 years)

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  • Name Henry Earl Meade 
    Born 07 Feb 1919  Scott Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Virginia, Births, 1864-2014. Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia.
      Name: Henry Earl Meade
      Birth Date: 7 Feb 1919
      Birth Place: Scott Co. VA
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jun 2008  Kingsport, Sullivan Co. TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Social Security Death Index
      Name: Earl Meade
      Last Residence: 37660 Kingsport, Sullivan, Tennessee
      BORN: 7 Feb 1919
      Died: 10 Jun 2008
      State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)
    Buried East Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Kingsport, Sullivan Co. TN Find all individuals with events at this location 

      1910 Census
      Name: Henry E Meade
      Age: 11 months
      Birth Year: abt 1920 [abt 1919]
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Home in 1920: Nicklesville, Scott, Virginia
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Son
      Marital Status: Single
      Father's name: Charles E Meade
      Father's Birthplace: Virginia
      Mother's name: Elizabeth N Meade
      Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Charles E Meade 38
      Elizabeth N Meade 33
      Clancy P Meade 11 [half brother]
      Buford K Meade 10 [half brother]
      Siebert B Meade 8 [half brother]
      Henry E Meade 11 months

      1940 Census
      Name: Earl Mead
      Age: 21
      Estimated birth year: abt 1919
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Marital Status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Grandson
      Home in 1940: Estillville, Scott, Virginia
      Street: North Side Road No 71
      Inferred Residence in 1935: Estillville, Scott, Virginia
      Residence in 1935: Same House
      Resident on farm in 1935: Yes
      Occupation: Bookkeeper
      Attended School or College: No
      Highest Grade Completed: High School, 4th year
      Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 40
      Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
      Weeks Worked in 1939: 40
      Income: $320
      Income Other Sources: No
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Jacob D Culberson 80
      Mary J Culberson 80
      Lizzie Mead 53
      Earl Mead 21
      Zelma Mead 16
      John W Mead 10


      Kingsport Times; 11 Jun 2008

      To every thing there is a season, time to live, and a time to die. Earl Meade's time to live came to an end at his residence in Kingsport, TN on June 10, 2008 at age 89.

      Earl was born, and grew up, in Scott County, Virginia. He was the son of the late Charles and Elizabeth Culbertson Meade. He moved to Kingsport after meeting and marrying the love of his life, Emma Lou Meade. Earl and Emma Lou were married for 61 years and had two children, Evan Meade who is a lawyer in Johnson City, Tennessee and Cheryl Meade Oliver who resides in Knoxville, Tennessee.

      Earl was a member of the First Baptist Church in Kingsport, the Gate City, Virginia Catlett Masonic Lodge, No. 35, F & A, the Jericho Shriners and the Moose Lodge. He was employed at Eastman Kodak in Kingsport, Tennessee for 40 years. He co-founded and operated Nu-Way Dry Cleaners in Gate City, Virginia. He was also a contributor to the Scott County, Virginia weekly newspaper for a number of years.

      Earl was an extraordinary individual in many ways. He loved talking to and meeting people from all walks of life and never knew a stranger. He was actively involved in the lives of his grandchildren. He was a supporter of Kingsport's baseball team for over 50 years and rarely missed a home game. He was active in State and local politics and, until his health prevented it, worked in all elections as a judge for the Republican Party for over 40 years. Earl had a life long love of photography, traveling and gardening. In his 80's, he learned to use a computer and became an avid Internet surfer and e-mailer. Earl lived a full life with a loving family, adoring relatives and many friends. He had the ability to give of himself to others, to enjoy spending time with his extended family including cousins, in-laws, nieces, nephews, and deeply loved his wife and children, all of which weave the fabric of a life well lived.

      He is survived by his loving wife, Emma Lou Meade, his son, Evan Meade, his daughter, Cheryl Oliver Meade and four grandchildren, Evan ?Mac" Meade, who is a lawyer in Johnson City, Sam Oliver, Clancy Oliver, Chelsea Oliver, as well as many beloved nieces and nephews.

      Preceding him in death were his parents, brothers and sisters, John Meade, Siebert ?Blacky' Meade, Buford Meade, Clancy Meade, Zelma Meade Godsey, and Janelle Meade Jester.

      Death is the starlit strip between the companionship of yesterday and the reunion of tomorrow . The Meade family takes comfort in the knowledge of the reunion of tomorrow.

      The family will receive friends from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. Wednesday, June 12th 2008 in the sanctuary of the First Baptist Church in Kingsport, Tennessee. Masonic Services will follow at 7:00 P.M. with Funeral services thereafter. Graveside services will be held at East Lawn Memorial Park at 11:00 AM on Friday, June 13th 2008.

      Honorary pallbearers will be the Baraca/Johnson Sunday school class of the First Baptist Church, Chancellor G. Richard Johnson and Dr. David Freemon .

      The family requests those who knew Earl put in writing stories about or memories of him to be placed in a book about his life. Condolences and stories/memories may be sent to: earlmeadefamily@gmail.com, www.mem.com, brought to visitation or mailed to Evan Meade, 215 N. Boone Street, Johnson City, TN 37604

      In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church, 200 W Church Circle, Kingsport, TN 37662.
    Person ID I33161  Master File
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2016 

    Father Charles Ellington Meade,   b. 25 Mar 1881, Scott Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1929, Scott Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Nannie Elizabeth Culbertson,   b. 28 Dec 1886, Scott Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Oct 1954  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1918  Scott Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
      Name: Chas E Meade
      Gender: Male
      Age: 36
      Birth Date: 1882
      Birth Place: Scott, VA
      Marriage Date: 24 Mar 1918
      Marriage Place: Scott, Virginia
      Father: John
      Mother: Mary
      Spouse: Nannie E Culbertson
      Gender: Female
      Age: 31
      Birth Date: 1887
      Birth Place: Scott, VA
      Father: J I
      Mother: Mary
      FHL Film Number: 337187
    Family ID F13866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma Lou Pritchard 
     1. Evan Meade
     2. Cheryl Meade
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F13867  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart