Rita Jeanette Meredith


Rita Jeanette Meredith, age 75, passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Park Manor of The Woodlands. She was born on September 23, 1943 to Alvis A. Meredith and Flora M. (Kelly) Meredith in Brownsville, Texas.

Rita was raised in McAllen, TX and graduated from McAllen High School in 1962 and attended UT-Pan American College in Edinburg, TX. She worked as a PBX operator for GTE and Guadalupe Regional Medical Center in Seguin, TX.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers. Left to honor Rita and remember her love are her four sons and their families, Jeff and wife Bessie Lewis of Conroe, Gene Adams of San Antonio, Joe and wife Shelley Henderson of Alpine, CA, Jon and wife Susannah Henderson of Oakland, TN; and her two sisters, Rubye Billman of Houston and Joan Larson of Kennewick, WA; and her brother, Alan Meredith.

Rita was lovingly known as “Grams” and “Ma” by her sixteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She was a loving, supportive mother to her sons, had a positive outlook on life and loved to tease and joke with family and friends.

A private memorial will be held at a later date.

The family thanks the entire staff of Park Manor of the Woodlands for their support and loving, kind care of Rita.

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