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Betty Jane Meadows

Obituary for Betty Jane Meadows

September 15, 1932 - February 12, 2021
Elkton, Maryland | Age 88


Betty Jane Meadows, 88, of Bear, Delaware passed away Friday, February 12th, 2021 peacefully in her sleep at home. She was born September 15th, 1932 in Whitby, West Virginia to the late Oscar B. Lilly Sr. and Laura A. (O'Neil) Lilly. Betty migrated with her young family in 1954 to Maryland.

Mrs. Meadows was proud to have been ahead of her time being a female factory worker at the Bud Company, Bata Shoe Company & W.L. Gore in Newark, DE where she was injured and retired in 1977.

Mrs. Meadows has always enjoyed music, dancing, playing cards and going to the casino. She loved watching the Game Show Network, The Voice, Fox News and soap operas. Mrs. Meadows found her greatest joy in spending time at family gatherings with her loved ones.

Mrs. Meadows is survived by her four grandchildren and spouses: Penny & Edgar Saeger of North East, Christina & Edward Reeder of Elkton, Danny & Keri Meadows of Bear, and Angela & Ronald Porter of Middletown. She was a very proud Mom Mom to seven great-grandchildren: Cassandra Reeder, Kayla Reeder, Logan Meadows, Ryan Porter, Abigail Porter, Delaney Meadows and William (Liam) Saeger. Siblings Margaret Webb of Newark, DE and Paul Lilly Of Elkton, MD.

Mrs. Meadows was preceded in death by her beloved husband Troy Meadows, daughter Sandra Kaye Poarch, son Danny Ray Meadows Sr., and eight siblings: Marie Hamm, Hazel Bragg, Wanda Fink, Ethel Bullins, Clayton Lilly, Oscar B Lilly Jr., Homer Ray Lilly and Dewey Lilly.

To honor the life of Ms. Meadows, her funeral will be held on Monday, February 22nd at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, 259 E. Main Street, Elkton, MD. Viewing will be from 12:30-1:30 pm with funeral service at 1:30 pm. Burial to follow immediately after at Gilpin Manor Memorial Park.

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259 East Main Street
Elkton, MD 21921
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