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Aug. 8, 1945 — Oct.19, 2021 (age 76)

LEETONIA — Patricia Diane Meade, 76, passed away early Tuesday (Oct. 19) after battling a lengthy illness. 

She was born in Alexandria, La., on Aug. 8, 1945 to Bessie (Drexler) Gaskill and John W. Gaskill.

She married Michael T. Meade on July 5, 1969. They were married for 51 years.

She is survived by her children Christopher A. (Heather) Meade Sr., Daniel A. (Jennifer) Meade, Michelle D. (Shane) Chuey and Shane M. Meade; grandchildren Christopher A. Meade Jr., Delaynie Meade, Mckenzie Meade, Alexander Meade, Caley Meade, Georgia Meade, Zachary Chuey, Brandon Chuey, Autumn Chuey and Layla Meade; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael T. Meade; her parents; and her brother, Daryl Gaskill. 

As per Patricia’s wishes, no public services will be observed.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to help offset the cost of services.

Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc. is handling arrangements. Share memories or send condolences by visiting

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