Mr. Michael Larry Meadows, Sr., age 59, of Vidalia, died Thursday, January 12, 2023, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital after an extended illness. He was a native of Austell, Georgia living most of his life in Houston, Texas before moving to Vidalia six years ago. Michael graduated from Astronaut High School Class of 1981, and was employed as a boiler maker for many years. He attended Temple Baptist Church in Florida. Michael loved to fish, work in the yards, gardening, going to the races and he especially loved his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Larry T. Meadows and Eva Carolyn Brice Thomas; and a sister, Deborah Marie Watson.
His family includes five sons, Michael Larry Meadows, Jr., and Travis Meadows, both of Pasadena, Texas; Nathaniel Payne of Deer Park, Texas; Austin Meadows and Hadden Meadows, both of Fort Worth, Texas; two brothers, Steven Hurst, Sr. of Vidalia; and Emory L. Crawford, Jr. of Pasadena, Texas; a sister, Donna Payne of Pearland, Texas; special nephew, Steven “Stevie” Hurst, Jr. of Vidalia; four grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 17th in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00 until just prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to A Place to Heal, PO Box 2884, Vidalia, Georgia 30475.