Neva V. Mead

Posted September 12, 2012 at 11:04 am


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Oct. 27, 1914 – Sept. 2, 2012

Neva V. Mead, 97, of Center Junction, died Sunday morning, Sept. 2, 2012, at Anamosa Care Center, Anamosa.

  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Lahey Funeral Home in Wyoming, with Shepherd Karmen Jamison officiating.

Friends called from 5-7 p.m.  Tuesday at Lahey Funeral Home in Wyoming. Burial was in North Madison Pioneer Cemetery, Center Junction.

Neva V. Huffman was born Oct. 27, 1914, in Rossville, Iowa, to Lee and Gladys (Leas) Huffman. She attended school in Rossville and Waterville.  She married James “Joe” Mead in Galena, Ill., on Dec. 28, 1931. He died on June 26, 1983.

Neva was a homemaker.  She enjoyed playing cards and card clubs, was a Chicago Cubs fan, liked to fish and visit the boats.

  She is survived by her daughter, Myrna (Roger) Eggers of Bull Shoals, Ark.; a son, Donovan “Mike” (Judy) Mead of Center Junction; son-in-law, Charles Foster of Diamondhead, Miss.; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson; sisters, June Serbousek of Anamosa, and Shirley Straate of Waukon; and a brother, Francis Huffman of Marion.

  She was preceded in death by her husband; daughter, Beverly; parents; brother, Gene Huffman; sisters, Betty Everman and Imogene Montour; sister-in-law, Peg Huffman; and brothers-in-law, Leonard Serbousek, Harvey Montour, and Harry Straate.

Memorials are preferred.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.laheys.com.

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