Rev. Milford Meadors 1923-2018

SOUTHINGTON — Rev. Milford Meadors, 95, of Southington, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at Washington Square Healthcare veterans facility.

He was born July 28, 1923, in Holly Hill, Ky., the son of the late Berry and Martha Neal Meadors.

On Oct. 15, 1943, Milford married the former Pauline H. Ellis. They shared over 75 years of marriage and many wonderful memories.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served under General George Patton during World War II.

Milford was ordained in 1956, a member and former pastor of the General Assembly of God Church. He was a coal operator, steel worker with Copperweld Steel, crane operator and welder with Van Huffel Tube for 17 years and was a successful farmer. He was a Kentucky Colonel. Milford enjoyed fishing and gardening.

Milford’s loving memory will be cherished by his wife, Pauline; his sons, Rev. Mitch (Martha) Meadors of Leavittsburg and James (Linda) Meadors of Leavittsburg; daughter, Lillie Blosser of Leavittsburg; sisters, Alberta Carpenter of Howland, Lois (Bill) Faler of Warren and Bernice Kepp of Baltimore; brother, Sonny Meadors of Youngstown; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Milford was preceded in death by his sisters, Ollie Swango and Vee Blessing; brothers, Ancil Meadors, Jerry Meadors and Kelsie Meadows; and an infant daughter.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, at the General Assembly Church of God, where the Rev. Dr. B. Glen Rader and Pastor Mitchel Meadors will officiate. Friends may call 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec.16, 2018, at the General Assembly Church of God. Milford will be laid to rest in Pine Knoll Cemetery, Warren Township, where military honors will be observed.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home. The family would like to give special thanks to Hospice of the Valley and the veterans facility at Washington Square.

The family requests that material contributions be made to the General Assembly Church of God building fund, 2021 East River Road, Newton Falls, Ohio 44444, in his memory.

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