Mrs. Zelda Townsend Mealer

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Mrs. Zelda Townsend Mealer, age 77, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at her residence.

Mrs. Mealer was a native of Marshall County, the daughter of the late George Sr. and Wilma Whitsett Townsend. She was raised by the late Haskel and Sarah Whitsett. She was retired from Cosmolabís shipping/receiving department and was a member of the Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Phillip and Paul Osteen; one great grandson, Phillip Paul Harris; and one brother, George Townsend Jr. She is survived by her husband, Gerald Wayne Mealer; one brother, Clifford Townsend Jr. of Lewisburg; three daughters, Sara Hargrove, Vicky Osteen, and Donna Warren, all of Lewisburg; one son, Roland Cliff Paul of Lewisburg; and one sister, Mary Ann Englerth of Delhi, LA; eleven grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2017, at 9 a.m. from the Chapel of London Funeral Home and burial followed in Lone Oak Cemetery.

Visitation with the family began Tuesday evening, 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and continued on Wednesday until the funeral hour.

London Funeral Home handled the arrangements.