Geneva Joyce (Atchley) Meador, age 89, of Shoals, Indiana, passed away at her residence on the evening of Saturday, June 30, 2018.

She was born March 1, 1929, in Oak Grove, Arkansas, to the late Raymon and Bessie (Minick) Atchley. She married L.F. Meador on August 6, 1950, in Green Forest, Arkansas, and he survives.

Joyce was a teacher in Trinity Springs, a substitute teacher for Shoals Community Schools, and in her later years she was a homemaker. She was the founder of the Shoals Baptist Church where she served as church pianist. She was a charter member of the 1st Baptist Church in Jasper.

Also surviving are one son, Raymon Meador and wife Kathy, of Milltown; one daughter, Betty Lindauer and husband Jeff, of Jasper; one brother, Norman Glen Atchley, of Fayetteville, Arkansas; one sister, Ramona Nance, of Green Forest, Arkansas; six grandchildren, Robert Stevens and wife Ashley, Angela Vogler and husband Chad, Shane Leinenbach, Justin Leinenbach and wife Courtney, Raymon Meador, Jr. and wife Ashlee, and Nicole Arney and husband Dusty; and 12 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Friday, July 6th, at the Faith Baptist Church, in Loogootee, with Pastor Jim Lilly officiating.

Visitation will be on Thursday, July 5th, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at the Queen-Lee Chapel, in Shoals, of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes.

A service will be conducted at the Oak Grove Freewill Baptist Church, in Oak Grove, Arkansas. Burial will be made in the Glenwood Cemetery, in Green Forest, Arkansas.

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