Meadows, Neomia M.

personal note: Neomia (that was how it was spelled)was one of the nicest people I ever met. She will missed by all who knew her. Shelda Kempton

Neomia M. Meadows died on Saturday, November 18, 2006 at Palm View Rehabilitation Center.(in Yuma, Yuma, Arizona)

She was born April 11, 1912 on a farm outside Nesho, Missouri.

Her parents, Mary and Charles Meadows lived there until after her first year of school. It was during this time that her first two brother were born, Hubert and Albert.

The family decided to move, so off they went to Fredonia, Kansas in a covered wagon pulled by two mules with a cow tied to the back. The trip took one week. Today you can make the trip in four hours.

Neomia went to school in a one room country school house. She walked three miles each way. She graduated from the 8th grade and then worked on her fatherís farm. It was during this time that two more boys were born, Leonard and Edward.

When Neomia was 18 the family moved to Elk City, Kansas and this is where she met Cecil Wolf. In 1934 they were married and in 1936 they moved to Somerton, Arizona. In 1937 her first son was born, James Charles Wolf and in 1942 her second son was born, Stanley Leroy Wolf.

Neomia worked in the lettuce and canteloupe sheds until they finally closed. She retired from the Somerton School Cafeteria.

Neomia leaves behind two sons, four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, two great- great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, November 22, 2006 at Desert Lawn Memorial Park.

submitted by Shelda Kempton

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