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Gaylon Meals

April 11, 1940 — September 14, 2017

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Mr. Gaylon R. Meals

Funeral services for Mr. Gaylon Meals will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, September 17, 2017, at Lathams Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Stutts officiating. Burial will follow in Lathams Chapel Cemetery.

​Mr. Meals, age 77, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

He was born in Henderson County to the late Johnnie S. Meals and Minnie Ola Tyler Meals. Mr. Meals was a graduate of Northside High School; veteran of the U. S. Army; member of Lathams Chapel Baptist Church; was retired from Teamsters Local Union 217, where he served as president for 21 years.

Mr. Gaylon was preceded in death by his parents; son, Donald Ray Meals; sister, Bonnie L. Walker.

​He is survived by his step-son, Robert Fenn; granddaughter, Rebecca Dawn Meals; special friend, Margaret Fell; brother, Delton F. Meals; sister, Penny Fuzzell; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the Meals family will be held from 5 until 8 p.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017, at the funeral home.

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