The Duncan Banner

March 24, 2013

Barbara McMeans

Oct. 13, 1933 — March 22, 2013


The Duncan Banner

ADA — Services for Barbara Jeanne McMeans, 79, of Lula, are 10 a.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Glen Russell will officiate. Burial will follow at Allen Cemetery.

Mrs. McMeans died Friday, March 22, 2013, at her home. She was born Oct. 13, 1933, to Charley and Addie Doyle Davis at Stonewall.

She graduated from Stonewall High School. Mrs. McMeans and her husband returned to this area in 1997 from Velma. She served on many community committees, loved to travel and hosted family birthdays and reunions at her home. Mrs. McMeans was a homemaker and affiliated with the Baptist church.

She and J.L. McMeans were married Nov. 24, 1952, at Van Buren, Ark.

She is survived by her husband, J.L., of the home; two sons, Billy McMeans of Oklahoma City, and Tony McMeans of Velma; one brother, John Davis of Lula; three sisters, Anne Johnson, Hot Springs, Ark., Pat Fortner, and husband Kenneth of Lula, and Kay Henry and husband Wayne of Owl Creek; a sister-in-law, Jean Wofford of Lula; a granddaughter, Melody Ruiz and husband John of Dickson; a great-granddaughter, Mia Ruiz of Dickson; and special friends, Norman and Sylvia Miller of Clarita.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Leslie Charles McMeans; a brother, Jimmy Davis; and a sister, Virginia Binger.

Bearers are Kenny Fortner, Charles Henry, Doyne Wofford, Robert York, Charley Davis and Kim Johnson.

Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to criswellfh.com.