July 21, 1937 ~ January 31, 2011
James Benjamin Meadows, 73, died at home on January 31, 2011, after fighting ALS. Jim honorably served in the United States Marine Corp and United States Navy. He was also a Mason. Jim retired from Delta Airlines after 34 years as Director of Quality Control. He then went on to work part-time at The Home Depot in Stone Mountain for 15 years. Jim is preceded in death by his parents, sister and two brothers. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Sue; 4 children; Jimmy Meadows, Susie Burnette, JoAnn Shelton, Pam Eller and their families. He is also survived by his brother and sister in law, Ken and Diana Meadows; sister in law, Gloria Clark; brother in law and sister in law, Bill and Bee Allen; 8 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews, and his beloved friend, Mary Woods.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 4 o'clock at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Emory ALS Clinic, c/o Dr. Jonathan Glass, 101 Woodruff Cirle, Ste 6000, Atlanta, GA 30322, mailstop 1930-001-1AIV or Camp Sunshine, in honor of his grandson, Stephen Meadows, a cancer survivor, 1850 Clairmont Road, Atlanta, GA 30033. The family will receive friends on Friday, February 4, 2011 from 4 o'clock until 8 o'clock at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, 770-277-4550.