Sue A. Meadows, age 82, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Saturday, August 2, 2014 surrounded by her family after a 2 month illness. Sue was born in Jackson County to Thedford and Varie Allen. She was one of six children. Sue retired from the Norcross Police Department and loved her work and her many friends there. Her favorite thing to do was to spend time with her family that loved her so and to go shopping. Anyone who met Sue would immediately learn of the love she had for her husband, children, siblings, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Sue was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Jim Meadows; sister, Frances Hutchins; and brothers, Leroy Allen and Donald Allen. She is survived by her 4 children, JoAnn Shelton (Don), Pam Eller (James), Susie Meadows (Troy Billman), and Jimmy Meadows (Jackie). Sue had 8 loving grandchildren: Lane Watson, Donny Shelton, Kelli Jo Hulsey, Jill Harwood, Chris Shafer, Kevin Shafer, Abby Shafer, and Stephen Meadows. She also had 5 great grandchildren. Sue is also survived by her sister, Gloria (Priss) Clark, and brother, Billy Allen (Bee); brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ken and Diana Meadows, Josephine Allen, Virginia Allen, and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made, in memory of Sue, to the Georgia Breast Cancer Coalition Fund, 8014 Cumming Hwy., Suite 403-318, Canton, GA 30115, 404-633-5499 or the ALS Association-Georgia Chapter, 1955 Cliff Valley Way, Suite 116, Atlanta, GA 30329, 404-636-9909. The family will receive friends from 6:00-9:00 pm, Wednesday, August 6, at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at

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  1. Our hearts are broken for all of you – We love you all so much. We just keep thinking about the reunion going on in heaven right now. Grandma Meadows, our sweet mama, your dad and now the life of the party , our dear Aunt Sue. We love you all!

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We are so sorry for your loss Jimmy, Jackie and Stephen. Much love, Jeff and Andrea

  3. You are in our prayers. Sending lots of love to you Jill and your family from Rochester. Much love- Mark and Kellie Hallock

  4. JoAnn- So very sorry for your great loss. It sounds like your Mom was loved by a whole lot of people and I know how much you will all miss her. You, Jill and your entire family are in my prayers. Lynn

  5. Pam- Your mother was a beautiful and special lady, I am happy I got to know her. Prayers for you and your family . Love you.

  6. Mama Sue was a beautiful woman, inside & out. I know how much she meant to you all and I know how much you will all miss her. I hope that your memories will bring you comfort during this sad time and forever. I take comfort in knowing that she’s with the loved ones who passed on before her. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Sending all our love.

  7. To the family sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Donna, and Jonell Morris

  8. Joann and family,
    It seems I knew your mama most of my life, she was always so much fun. God Bless you and your family . It seems all the people from our childhood are leaving us.
    I love you all,
    Rhonda Giles Howton

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