We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home
Charlotte I. Meade, 70, of Carterville, passed away Friday, July 22, 2022, at Herrin Hospital.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 31, 2022, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville, with Pastor Cody Knapik officiating. Inurnment will follow in Blairsville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Sunday, at the funeral home.
Charlotte was born March 4, 1952, in Herrin, to Charles and Eva (Bartlow) Skelcher. She married Lennis Meade Jr. on August 20, 1971. He preceded her in death on May 29, 2022.
Charlotte is survived by her son, Kevin (Danielle) Meade; grandchildren, Michael Oyler, Alex Meade, Cameron Meade, and Bryce Meade; sisters, Joyce (Jerry) Humphrey of Herrin, Carol (Don) Ward of Herrin, and Marilyn (Rick) Kerrigan of Mulkeytown; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Len Meade; daughter, Christie Ann Meade; and brothers, Jerry and Butch Skelcher.
Charlotte was a homemaker who enjoyed taking care of her home and family. Her greatest joy came from caring for her grandkids. She was a talented cook known for her fried chicken and loved to bake, especially during Christmas.