Thelma Louise Meade

July 19, 1929 ‒ March 27, 2020

Sunbury, Ohio

Thelma Louise Meade, age 90, of Sunbury, died peacefully on Friday, March 27, 2020 at Country View of Sunbury with her family at her side.

She was a Homemaker on the family farm, helping with all of the farm chores.  She enjoyed bowling and baking.  She worked later in life with Bob Evans in Westerville and cleaned houses for many years.

Born July 19, 1929 in Columbus to the late Albert Gus and Ruth (Stonestreet) Wilke.  Also preceded in death by husband, William Lee Meade.

Survived by devoted sons and daughters-in-law, Frederick L. and Pamela Blackshere Meade of Howard, OH, Charlie W. and Debbie Meade of Croton, OH; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Private family service and interment.

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Meade family. Please visit to share a memory or condolence with the family.

  • Fred, Charlie and family,

    Bette and I send our condolences. I am thankful to your mother for the job she did in raising you both and for sharing you with the staff at Big Walnut. God bless all your family members.

  • I am so sorry for your lost. Thelma was always so nice and had cookies baked when mom would come over to visit. Please except our condolences from the Pittman family.

  • To the Family,
    We send our deepest condolences. Thelma will always be in our hearts as a wonderful and loving woman. What a great cook! God Bless you at this time.
    Robin and Betsy Morgan

  • To Belinda, Fred and Charlie. so sorry to hear of Thelma’s passing. I loved her like my own Mom. have a lot of found memory’s with Thelma. you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Fred, Charlie & Belinda,
    So sorry for your loss. Mom’s are special and Thelma was one of the best.
    I have good memories hanging out at your house with Belinda on summer days and popcorn evenings. Both Bill and Thelma were very good people. May your memories give you joy and God give you peace.
    Debbie Crooks Leaf

  • Dear Belinda, Elijah, Samantha, Shawn, Trey & Sophia. So sorry for your loss. Thelma was such a Sweet person. I have very fond memories of the days we spent together housecleaning and All the family get togethers. You are in our thoughts & prayers.

  • To the family of Mrs. Meade, I extend my heartfelt condolences during this difficult time. She was an amazing treasure that will be sorely missed. To be absent in the body is to be present with G-d.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Best, Terrika M. RPhT, Kroger MedSync