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Sondra Earlene Meador


Sondra Earlene Meador, age 69, of Mena, Arkansas died Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at Mena Manor. She was born on Saturday, October 13, 1945 to Arnold Franklin and Barbara Sue Transier Reed in Alexandria, Louisiana.

Soni, as she was known, loved the Lord and to preach the Word of God.  She loved fellowshipping with family and friends.  She liked to solve social problems that arose from time to time and let the Holy Scriptures guide her.  She was the co-pastor of the Light of Glory Full Gospel Church in Mena with her husband, Dewayne.  She worked over 35 years as a legal secretary and transcriptionist.  She was office manager at Murray Company and this was a special achievement in her life.  Soni enjoyed singing, reading and fishing.  Soni loved raising her children and spending time with her five grandchildren.  Soni was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend, and will be missed by all who knew her.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Soni is survived by her husband, Dewayne Meador of Mena, her sons and daughters in law, Kellen and Argelia Meador of McAllen, Texas and Landon and Misty of Texarkana, Arkansas; four brothers, Joseph Reed, Richard Reed, David Reed, Robbie Reed; five sisters, Cindy Jaramillo, Marie Delphane Ruelle, Gale Garrett, Lydia Weatherford, and Kaylyn Reed; five grandchildren, Keily, Alison, Melanie, Megan and Blake; several nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Allen Starr and Sister Rosa Allen officiating. Interment followed in the Mama Dell’s Family Cemetery in Mena. Visitation was Monday, February 23, 2015 from 6-8 P.M. at the Bowser Funeral Home Chapel.

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