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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
March, 1949

MEADOWS DIES of WOUNDS
SUFFERED in GUN ACCIDENT

Funeral services for Roland MEADOWS were held Wednesday afteroon from the Methodist church in Kellerton. Roland, 17-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Weldon MEADOWS, of Kellerton, died Monday in the Iowa Methodist hospital in Des Moines of wounds suffered in a gun accident February 28th. Burial was in Kellerton [Maple Row Cemetery].

Roland, a senior in the Kellerton high school, was struck in the back of the head by a shotgun blast while crow hunting with two companions, Chester and Donald MUNYON. The accident happened about half a mile east of Kellerton.

The wounded youth was taken to the Decatur county hospital at Leon for treatment, after which he was removed to the Iowa Methodist hospital.

Surviving besides his parents, are a brother and two sisters.

Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
March, 1949

OBITUARY - ROLAND H. MEADOWS

Roland Howard MEADOWS, younger son of Weldon and Louise MEADOWS, was born September 11, 1931, in Kellerton, and departed this life March 7, 1949, at the Iowa Methodist hospital in Des Moines, at the age of 17 years, five months and 24 days.

At an early age he united with the Methodist church at Kellerton.

Roland was a member of the senior class of the Kellerton high school. He was active in athletics, playing the last two seasons on the basketball and baseball teams. His hobby was woodcraft and he spent many hours making articles for the home.

He was a lover of outdoor life and had a collection of rocks, many of which he collected in the the Black Hills. Roland posses a sunny disposition and his friends were numbered by this acquaintance. He will be greatly missed in the home, in the school and in the church.

He leaves to mourn his passing his parents, a brother, Donald, two sisters, Jancie and Ann, all of the home, a grandfather, Alvin DAVIS, and a grandmother, Mrs. John MEADOWS, of Kellerton, several uncles and cousins and many friends.

Funeral services were held March 9, at two o'clock, from the Methodist church in Kellerton, conducted by the Rev. Harvey E. BUTLER. The Rev. Verne WEIGEL, a former pastor, gave the ritual at the cemetery [Maple Row].

Note: The 1949 Tomahawk, Kellerton School's Yearbook was dedicated to Roland MEADOWS with the following inscription: "We, the students of K. H. S., will long remember his loyal friendship, and do hereby dedicate this intitial "Tomahawk" to Roland Meadows."

Transcription and note by Sharon R. Becker, August of 2010

To submit your Ringgold County obituaries, contact Sharon R. Becker at
srbecker@windstream.net.
Please include the word "Ringgold" in the subject line. Thank you.

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