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She had lived in Ava Place since 1998 Marie Louise Meador, daughter of John Arthur La Motte and Nora Mary (Wilson) La Motte, was born on Sept. 6, 1912, and departed this life on May 5, 2006, in Ava Place, Ava, at the age of 93 years, seven months and 29 days.
Marie was a housewife and a homemaker. She had lived in Ava Place since 1998 moving from the St. Louis area. Marie loved and enjoyed her home at Ava Place. She was a Christian and loved going to church. Marie enjoyed working in the flower garden and her favorite food was Three Musketeer candy bars.
She loved visiting with people and to every-one, she was better known as “Granny.”
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Lonie Lee Meador, two sisters, Mildred Rus-sell and Margaret Tiefenauer, a brother, Earl La Motte, two sons, Leroy Meador and Lonie Edward Meador.
She is survived by two daughters, Adrian Joyce Reavis and Donna Gayle Kraisser, both of the St. Louis area; several grand-children and great-grandchildren; her very dear friends of Ava Place; and other relatives and friends.
Graveside service was held Monday, May 15, at 1:30 p.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery in St. Louis. Services were conducted by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava.