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Betty Gaulden Meadows

April 28, 1943 January 9, 2019
Betty Gaulden Meadows
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Obituary for Betty Gaulden Meadows

Betty Lajoyce Gaulden Meadows, 75, of Little Elm, Texas passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at home with her beloved family at her side.  
Betty was born April 28, 1943 near Malta, Texas to Cecil and Lavoyce Gaulden. She graduated with honors from De Kalb High School in 1961.  Betty married Kendall (Kenny) Meadows of De Kalb, Texas on January 27, 1963.  She earned her Bachelors in Education from West Texas State and her Masters Degree in Business Education from Stephen F. Austin.  She taught various business classes in Henderson, Texas and Austin Community College.  She was an avid reader who wrote multiple books.  Betty was also an artist and enjoyed studying genealogy.  
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, Gerald Gaulden.
She is survived by her husband, Kenny Meadows of Little Elm, Texas; two sons, Keith Meadows of Little Elm, Texas and Kevin Meadows and his wife Gisela Macedo of Allen, Texas; one sister, Patricia Gaulden Anderson of De Kalb, Texas; three grandchildren, Dylan Meadows of Dallas, Texas, Dakota Meadows of Little Elm, Texas and Karson Meadows of Little Elm, Texas; five nieces, Keri Nichols, Kimble Hatridge, Misty Fitch, Kim Smith and Kelly Killough; and numerous other relatives and friends. 
Services will be 3:00 P.M. Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas with Robby Bates and Rev. James Sparks officiating.  Interment will follow at Woodmen Cemetery in De Kalb, Texas.
Visitation will be from 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas.
Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice or the American Cancer Society, 8900 Carpenter Freeway, Dallas, TX 75247. 
Online registration at www.batesfamilyfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Sunday

13

Jan

2:00 PM 1/13/2019 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 1/13/2019 3:00:00 PM
Bates Family Funeral Home

601 E. Front St.
De Kalb, Texas 75559

Bates Family Funeral Home
601 E. Front St. De Kalb 75559 Texas
United States

Funeral Service

Sunday

13

Jan

3:00 PM 1/13/2019 3:00:00 PM
Bates Family Funeral Home

601 E. Front St.
De Kalb, Texas 75559

Bates Family Funeral Home
601 E. Front St. De Kalb 75559 Texas
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Woodmen Cemetery Final Resting Place

601 E. Front St.
De Kalb, Texas 75559

601 E. Front St. De Kalb 75559 Texas
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

8900 Carpenter Freeway
Dallas, TX 75247
Or the Charity of your choice.
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