Wednesday, August 12, 2020


Moab, UT

77.9 F

    Carol A. Meador
    965 ~ 2010

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    Carol A. Meador passed away Nov. 27, 2010 near Moab, Utah. She was born Dec. 8, 1965 in Moab, Utah to Carroll Junior Meador and Dorothy Laverne Baker Meador.

    Carol grew up and attended school in Moab. She worked the family ranch from a young age and was very talented with livestock, and horses. Carol was very smart and self-educated – she knew every weed and plant on the range. Her animals were the great love of her life. While working on the mountain and the ranch in the creek these last few years, Carol found herself and found peace with her father.

    She was also very involved in rodeo, was the rodeo queen, and served on the Canyonlands Pro Rodeo Association Committee. In addition, she taught dance lessons to the high school rodeo team.

    She served on the Cattlemen’s Association Board and on the Soil Conservation Department Board.

    Carol truly put her heart into everything she did and worked tirelessly to make all of her projects a success.

    Carol was previously married to Chad Stephens and Randy Stubblefield.

    She is preceded is death by her parents; grandparents, Carroll and Gwyn Meador and Matthew and Mary Baker; brother, David Salchenberger; and cousin, Jeff Meador.

    She is survived by her sister and best friend, Mary Gwyn (Jimmy) Meador, sisters, Kathy (Rod) Krist, Tonia (John) Garreffa, Cherie Lauwana Meador-Murrish; brothers, Michael Don (LauraLee) Meador, Terry J. Meador; a special nephew, Cheyenne Hawks and his father, Randy Hawks; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

    A memorial service is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 2, for 11 a.m. at the Moab Baptist Church at 356 Kane Creek Blvd. Funeral arrangements are by Kimmerle-Hefner Funeral Home.

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