Willma Joan Meadows, 76, of Sparta, TN, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at NHC HealthCare, in Sparta, TN.
She was born July 23, 1940, in Crossville, daughter of the late William Archie VanWinkle and Lillie Cleo (Bolin) VanWinkle. Willma was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her sons, James (Regina) Meadows, Doug Meadows, Walter (Retha) Meadows, Lane Meadows, Larry (Shirley) Meadows and Luke Meadows; and siblings, Janice Lawson, William VanWinkle, Mary Carter, Jackie VanWinkle, Steven VanWinkle and Donna Hodge. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Willma was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Meadows; son, John Meadows; grandsons, Jamie Meadows, Michael Meadows and Curtis Meadows; brothers, Benji VanWinkle and Lane VanWinkle; and sister, Joyce McMahon.
Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 10 a.m. with Bro. Elliott Roberts officiating. Interment in Clifty Cemetery.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  March 2, 2017