Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

August 4, 2013

Bernice Pauline Humphreys Meadows

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BALLARD — Bernice Pauline Humphreys Meadows, 91, of Ballard, WV passed away Friday, August 2, 2013 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Born November 10, 1921 at Rich Creek, VA she was the daughter of the late Frank G. and Ora Dean Dent Humphreys. Bernice was a member of the Ballard Baptist Church and was a homemaker.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, Earl Hampton Meadows, sister, Mary Ernestine Williams and two brothers, Frank G. “Frankie” and Sidney Dean Humphreys.

Survivors include one daughter, Earlene Carol Meadows of Peterstown, WV, two sons, John Wayne Meadows and wife Charlotte of Altavista, VA and Danny Lewis Meadows and wife Sandra of Ballard, WV, brother, Early Lee Humphreys and wife Betty Jo of Red Sulphur Springs, WV, eight grandchildren, Leslie, Jason, Jared, Wayne, Todd, Crystal and Brandon Meadows and Tamara Vermaas, fifteen great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M., Monday, August 5, 2013 at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, WV with Pastors Dave and Joe Spencer and Evangelist Tim Spencer officiating. Burial will follow in the Orchard Cemetery, Ballard, WV.

Friends may call from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M., Sunday, August 4, 2013 at the funeral home.

Online guest book can be signed or condolences may be sent to the Meadows family at

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.