VILLA RICA, Ga. – Lorene Griffin Sappington Meadows, 72, peacefully passed away at her home, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in the company of her family. Lorene was born Oct. 6, 1940, in Chickasaw County to R.E. “Bunk” Griffin and Earlene Doss Griffin. From 1960 to 1964, she worked at Chickasaw County Tax Collector’s office. She started her business career at Union Camp and relocated to Lafayette, La., then to Altanta, Ga. There she met and married L.R. Sonny Meadows, then moved to Lakeland, Fla., in 1992. In 1996 they moved back to Atlanta, Ga., and both retired in Villa Rica, Ga.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013, at Macedonia Methodist Church Cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home of Houston is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her husband, L.R. Sonny Meadows of Villa Rica, Ga.; one son, Mike Sappington (Connie) of Houston; one granddaughter, Macie Sappington of Houston; one niece, Cheryl Owings (Ronnie) of Houston; one nephew, Jay Griffin (Stephannie) of Houston; two stepdaughters, Jennifer Ricks of Conyers, Ga., and Pamela Dingler of Newnan, Ga.; and one stepson, Clinton Meadows of Conyers, Ga.
She is preceded in death by her parents, R.E. “Bunk” Griffin and Earlene Griffin; and her brother, James Franks “Butch” Griffin.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013, at Macedonia Methodist Church.
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