S: The Meade Family Story
FC: The Meade Family Story
1: Brothers Jim and Bob Sisters Anne and Sue | James Lee Meade January 13, 1932 | Anne Marie Gebhards October 12, 1936
3: Jim served our country in the Air Force during the Korean War. | Meade family secret: Young Jimmy enlisted at 16 - the military "thought" he was 18.
4: Benard and Ruby Gebhards John, Robert, Anne | From the moment Jim saw this beautiful blonde on the street in Rock Port, he knew she was something special! And they lived happily ever after.
5: Grandma Ehe Gebhards holding Baby Anne | Reed Gebhards, Marjorie Walters, John, Anne. and Robert Gebhards Jane Anderman
6: Anne and Jimmy were married November 6, 1955 First Lutheran Church Rock Port, Missouri
8: Mother | Grandmother | Grandfather | Great Grandfather | Great Grandfather | Great Grandmother | Great Grandmother | Ruby Clair Greenley | Nanny Belle Christian | Herman Greenley | Anne Marie Gebhards | Benard Berand Gebhards | Ehe Wilhelmina Hinrichs | John Henry Gebhards | Jennie Holland | William Bell Christian | Agusta Waite | Fred Greenley | Friedriche Johshen Luken | Behrend Ernest Gebhards | Back Row: Ben Gebhards, Ned Greenley, Ray Townsend (friend) Herman, Jr., and Charles Greenley Front row: Ruby, Bill, Herman, Sr., Rob Roy, Nannie, Nancy Ann, and Lois Lee Greenley
9: Father | Grandmother | Grand Father | Great Grandfather | Great Grandfather | Great Grandmother | Great Grandmother | Ruby Marie Welch | Vern David Meade | Flossie Mae Glass | Ernest Alton Welch | Martha May Griffin | John David Meade | Tercy Muncy | James Glass | William King Griffin | Cora Serena Francis | Josephine Cross | William T. Meade | James Lee Meade | Nannie Greenley, Anne, holding Diana, Ruby Gebhards | Jim (standing) Anne, Judith, holding Abby, Ruby Meade, Russ Wall
10: Diana Lynne Meade December 15, 1960 Judith Ann Meade May 21, 1964 | Mom always said, "Pretty is as pretty does!"
11: Wow! Five "pretty" pictures of sisters not fighting!
14: When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. ~Joyce Brothers | The Greenleys Rob Roy, Ned, Bill, Ruby, Herman, Sr., and Nannie | The Gebhards: Back Row: Anna Ingram, Margaret Gebhards, Bill Gebhards, Lula Walters; Middle Row: Herb Gebhards, Ben Gebhards, Reka Erdman, Matie Sutter; Front Row: Frieda Derrossett, Rosie Anderman
15: Jim, Ruby, Bob, and Dick Meade at Ruby's 75th birthday party. | Back: Sharon and John Gebhards, Jim Meade Middle:: Judith and Anne Meade; David, Ruby, Ben, Betty and Robert Gebhards Front: Diana Meade, Sue and Karen Gebhards
16: Judith and Russ were married January 25, 1986 Wyatt Park Baptist Church St. Joseph, Missouri
17: Diana and Bill were married May 31, 1986 Wyatt Park Baptist Church St. Joseph, Missouri
18: Abby didn't fall in love with Grandpa at first; then she learned that he would treat her with M & Ms from his pocket! | All three granddaughters loved "Grandpa's tractors." We'll never forget the evening Abby got stuck with her head though the steering wheel! | Abigail Marie Wall June 28, 1990
19: Sarah Claire Scoggin December 24, 1991 Jennifer Anne Scoggin February 13, 1994 | Another little sister in the family ... and Aunt Judi understands her. | Picking apples at the orchard was an annual event!
21: Jim and Anne's Golden Anniversary Moila Country Club. November, 2006 | Celebrating 50 years together
22: Gathering to celebrate Easter (always with bunny cake), Christmas or birthdays is a treasured tradition in our family.
24: The love of family is life's greatest blessing.
25: We are well- blessed.