Edward “Buddy” Allen Meadows, Jr., age 77 of Kingston Springs, Tennessee, died Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at the Residence at Alive Hospice in Nashville.

Mr. Meadows was born on January 31, 1943 in Richlands, Virginia to the late Edward “Bud” Allen and Oma Pugh Meadows. He was a retired electrical engineer with the telephone company, and was a veteran of the United States Navy having served in the Vietnam War. Mr. Meadows was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Nashville for 40 years.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Anne Augustine; and step-mother, Pauline Meadows.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Betty Meadows; son, Dave (Amy) Meadows; daughter, Tracye (Steven) Rushing; sisters, Dolores Stinson, Dana Carlisle, Judy (Harry) Hooker, and Joan (Michael) Gildorf; and grandchildren, Peyton & Walker Rushing.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Foreign Missions Ministry at First United Pentecostal Church, 7512 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37209.

Funeral services were conducted at the First United Pentecostal Church in Nashville on Saturday, September 5th, at 1 o’ clock pm with Pastor Roy Duke, Bishop Ron Becton, and Larry Curtis officiating. Burial followed at Bluff View Memorial Gardens in Kingston Springs with family and/or friends serving as pallbearers.

The family received friends at the church on Saturday from 11:00AM until the hour of service at 1:00PM. There was no prior visitation at the funeral home.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146 (615) 746-4433 www.austinandbell.com

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