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Jane Carol Meis

October 21, 1943 — October 19, 2022

Jane Carol Meis, 78, of McDonald, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2022, in a local hospital.  She was born in Ringgold, GA, and has lived in the Bradley County area for over forty years.  She was a member of the Southern Deaf Fellowship of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in McDonald.  She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.  She loved decorating her home for all the seasons and cooking and baking for her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Eli Center and Euphie Deverell Center; and brother, Joel Center; and twin brother Wayne Center.

She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Gordon Gayle Meis; two children, Alan Meis and wife Ruth of Zeeland, MI, and Alisa Barnes of Cleveland; four grandchildren, Autumn DePas, Isaac Plata, Isabel Barnes, and Skylar Barnes; one brother, Richard Center and wife Alethea of Ooltewah, TN, and sister, Myra Center of Ringgold, GA; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

A celebration of her life will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 23, 2022, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Pastor Jeff Jordan officiating.  Interment will follow in Lee Cemetery in McDonald.  A white dove release ceremony and the playing of bagpipes will conclude the service.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday prior to the service.

If you would like to make a donation to her beloved church where she was an active and faithful member, you may send a donation to the Southern Deaf Fellowship Seventh-day Adventist Church, 5440 McDonald Road, McDonald, TN  37353.

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A Gathering of Friends

Sunday, October 23, 2022

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Sunday, October 23, 2022

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