Nadene Mae Meador, 85, of Lee's Summit, Missouri, was born May 5, 1924 in Osage City, Kansas, the daughter of Frank and Eunice (Murray) Silvain. She departed this life at 11:33 a.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at the Research Medical Center, Kansas.
On March 7, 1943, Nadene was united in marriage to Robert William Meador in Kansas City, Missouri.
Nadene was employed as a payroll clerk for Grace Company, Belton, Missouri until her retirement in April of 1992 and later was a cook for Old Towne Cafe for 15 years. She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Lee's Summit and the Ivy Leaf Chapter #215 Order of the Eastern Star, Pleasant Hill, Missouri. Nadene loved her family, enjoyed life and taking trips to Branson, Missouri. She had lived in Belton, Missouri before moving to Lee's Summit in 2008.
Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Meador on June 19, 1982 and a grandson, Douglas Meador.
She is survived by a son, Bob Meador and wife Barb, Kansas City, Missouri; a daughter Theresa A. Schmoll and husband Rick, Pleasant Hill, Missouri; three grandchildren, Robin, Chris and Joe; two step-grandchildren, Dana and Ricky; three great-grandchildren, Ashley, Jeremy and Andrew; a brother, Phil Silvain, Lake Lotawana, Missouri; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were held Saturday, August 8, 2009 at the Funeral Home. Reverend Tony Reynolds, minister of the Appleton City First Christian Church officiated.
Interment was in the Belton Cemetery. Casket bearers were Larry Allin, Patrick Ascencion, Jeremy Potter, Bob Ursino, Chris Webber, Joe Webber. Jim and Nancy Quinn of Pleasant Hill provided their horse and buggy for Nadene's last ride into the cemetery.
Honorary casket bearers were Jim Beattie, Walt Bore, Terry Faulkenberry, Jimmy Dean Ross, Ricky Schmoll, Don Webber, and Pepper Webber.
Memorial contributions may be made to the DCI Dialysis and may be sent in care of the funeral home.