Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Felton Chapel Independent Church Cemetery, Hwy 128, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Roosevelt Meadows was born April 4, 1944 in Ideal, Macon County, Georgia to the late Johnny Meadows and the late Marie Ellis. He was preceded in death by two siblings Johnnie L. Ellis and Lizzie Mae Ellis. Growing up in the Ideal community Roosevelt was educated the public school system of Macon County.
He gave his life to Christ in the year of 1999; he confessed salvation and received the gift of the Holy Ghost under the leadership of Pastor Annie P. Williams at the Upper Room Apostolic Holiness Church. He continued in the Apostolic Faith as a Deacon under the leadership of Pastor Michael Burden. He served his church faithfully in all aspects until his passing.
Roosevelt was married to Emily Snipes Meadows on July 19, 1965 - October 5, 2001, and to this union eight girls were born and raised. Emily also precedes him in death. On November 24, 2004, Roosevelt give love a second chance and united in holy matrimony to the former Gloria Jean Hudson and to this union he received two bonus daughters.
Deacon Meadows always believed in hard work and providing for his family, and after many years of dedicated services he retired from Mulcoa of Andersonville, Ga. as a large machine operator. He was a man of wisdom and had many talents. He was a dedicated husband, father and man-of-all-work.
He leaves to mourn his wife and family which include his beloved wife of sixteen years, Gloria Jean Hudson Meadows, Ideal, Georgia; his loving eight children and their spouses which include Pamela Meadows Carter (Irwin), Miami, Florida, Sheila Meadows Nelson (Terence) Ideal, Georgia, Gwendolyn Meadows Walker (Keith Caldwell) Warner Robins, Georgia, Kecia Meadows Putman (Tony), Centerville, Georgia, Thresa Meadows Quarles (Anthony) Clarksville, Tennessee, Rhoda Meadows, Montezuma, Georgia, Tymetheus Meadows, Byron, Georgia and Princeetta Meadows Govner (Marcus), Byron, Georgia; two stepdaughters, Kenya Hall, Memphis, Tennessee and Kolola Hall, Ideal, Georgia;
Fifteen grandchildren which include Irwin Carter, Shanna Carter, Shemar Carter, Terrance Nelson, Jr., Maurice Nelson, Yasmine Walker, Marcus Harris, Cameron Vohnoutka, Christian Meadows, Marquise Meadows, Dequincey Meadows, D’juan Smith, Emily Smith; Great grandchildren, Charity Carter, Treasure Carter, Prince Nelson, Desiree Smith; three siblings, Clarice Hicks, M.L. Ellis, and Alma Ree Ellis all of Atlanta, Georgia; granddaughters-in-law, Kira Nelson, Precious McCrary, Desiree Carter, Deandra Wright Smith and Kaneisha Tookes; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Maxine Hudson Raines (Melvin), Oglethorpe, Georgia, Ernestine Hudson Livingston, Ideal, Georgia, and Minister Allen Hudson (Patricia), Albany, Georgia; a host of beloved nieces and nephews; and his devoted dog - Shawty.