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Donald “Don” Lynn Meadows, 86, of De Kalb, Texas passed away Friday, November 1, 2019 at a his residence.

Don was born March 8, 1933 in Siloam, Texas to Clarence Rupert and Nora Malissa Atchley Meadows.  He was an Engineering Technician for Day and Zimmerman, Inc., a charter member of Siloam Baptist Church and a Veteran of the United States Army. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Shumake Meadows of De Kalb, Texas; a daughter and son-in-law, Jori Anna and Kent Carson of Rockwall, Texas; a son and daughter-in-law, Russell and Karen Meadows of Simms, Texas; two brothers and sister-in-laws, Doug and Patsy Meadows of Simms, Texas and Larry and Diane Meadows of De Kalb, Texas; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Judy and Lloyd Fields of De Kalb, Texas and Barbara and Harold Kruse of Simms, Texas; two grandsons and a granddaughter-in-law: Jacob and Alexis Meadows and Brandon Meadows; two great grandchildren, Levi Meadows and Asher Meadows; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members friends.

Services will be 2:00 P.M. Monday, November 4, 2019 at Siloam Baptist Church in Simms, Texas with Rev. Justin King and Rev. Roy Ford officiating.  Interment will follow at Sand Hill Cemetery in Simms, Texas. Services are under the direction of Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas.

Visitation will be held 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. Monday, November 4, 2019 at Siloam Baptist Church in Simms, Texas.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Texarkana, 2407 Galleria Oaks Dr., Texarkana, Texas 75503.

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