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February 5, 2013

Mary Lorene McKleroy Mead


Blountsville Funeral Home

CULLMAN — Mary Lorene McKleroy Mead

Funeral services for Mary Lorene McKleroy Mead, 92, of Blountsville will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Blountsville Funeral Home Chapel, Bros. Jerry Hackney and Kenny Baskins officiating, with interment in Rock Springs Cemetery.

Blountsville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Mead passed away Monday, Feb. 4, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. She was born in Blount County to Emmett and Ruby Green McKleroy, the oldest of 13 children. She was a retired seamstress and worked for the Blue Bell Company. She was a member of Mt. Hebron Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Claud Mead, who passed away Nov. 5, 2008; a son, Junior Mead; four brothers; and one sister.

Survivors include two sons, Wendell (Angela) Mead of Arab and Rickey D. (Bonnie) Mead of Skyline; a daughter, Dorothy (Roy) Ball of Cullman; two brothers, Jack McKleroy of Mobile and Obbie McKleroy of Attalla; five sisters, Betty Dodson of Michigan, Annie Ruth Feemster of Hartselle, Blance (Ralph) Mitchell of Oneonta, Maxine (Ben) Blake of Smoke Rise and Margaret Canty of Indiana; nine grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Daniel Mead, Richard Reid, Mike Mead, Marty Mead, Matt Mead, Mark Mead and Heath Mead.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.