The Mount Ayr Record-News, 1930
OBITUARY - RICHARD FRANCIS MEADOWS.
Richard Francis MEADOWS, son of Jamie [Francis] and Rotha [E. (MOSBARGER)] MEADOWS, was born Friday, July 11th , and
passed away Monday, July 14th , aged three days. He leaves his heartbroken parents, grandparents and many friends. Though
he was permitted to stay on earth such a short time, he will be sadly missed.I have seen the face of God
I have seen his form
In the majesty of the mountains,
In the grandeur of the storm:
In the glory of the autumn,
In each spring's returning grace,
In a baby's eyes of azure,
I have seen his face.
Richard Francis MEADOWS was born and died at Kellerton, Ringgold County, Iowa. He was interred at Maple Row Cemetery, Kellerton.
NOTE: Rotha E. (MOSBARGER) MEADOWS, Richard's mother, was born on March 11, 1904, the daughter of William Henry and Faresta
(NOBLE) and MOSBARGER. She married Jamie Francis MEADOWS (1903-?) in Kellerton on June 5, 1929. Rotha died on July 3, 1981 and was
interred at Maple Row Cemetery, Kellerton, Iowa.
Richard Francis Meadows funeral home record
Transcription and note by Sharon R. Becker, 2008