Jacqueline Ann (Brandt) "Jackie" Meadows
(November 4, 1958 - December 28, 2017)

WAYNESBORO, VA – Jacqueline Ann Brandt “Jackie” Meadows, 59, of Waynesboro, VA, passed away on Thursday December 28, 2017.

Jackie was born on Tuesday November 4, 1958 in Chicago, IL, daughter of the late, Harold L. Brandt and Alice Pajak Brandt Cereghino.

Jackie graduated from Waynesboro High School and earned a bachelor’s degree from Radford University.

Jackie was an active member of St. John’s the Evangelist Catholic Church and served as a Eucharistic Minister. Jackie’s passion was gardening and she was a member of The Garden Club of Waynesboro.

Jackie married her high school sweetheart, Jeff Meadows, on Valentine’s Day 1981 and celebrated 36 Valentine’s Day anniversaries. Together they raised their two children Jared and Melanie.

Jackie taught at Beverley Manor Elementary School and worked with her husband at Valley Pool Company. Jackie later opened “JackieB’s,” a gift shop in Waynesboro, VA.

In addition to her parents Jackie was preceded in death by sister, Louise Marie Brandt.

Jackie is survived by her loving husband, Jeff Meadows, and their children, Jared and Melanie; sisters, Linda Adams (Jim) of Naples, FL, Melanie Gibson (Craig) of Mt. Pleasant, SC, and Mary Sayre (Scott) of Lexington, VA; brother, Michael Brandt (Gwyneth) of McGaheysville, VA; and brothers-in-law, David Meadows (Gaylynn) of Mt. Airy, MD, Mike Meadows of Waynesboro, VA; Jim Meadows (Deena) of Yorktown, VA and Randy Meadows (Sherri) of Monument, CO; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Ever a friendly smile, a willing hand, a kind heart, a comfort to all, Jackie was an immediate friend and will be missed by all who knew her.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday January 2, 2018 at McDow Funeral Home in Waynesboro, VA from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

Funeral services will be held at St. John’s the Evangelist Catholic Church in Waynesboro, VA on Wednesday January 3, 2018 at 11:00 am.

Family will receive friends after the service in the church hall.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. John’s the Evangelist Catholic Church Building Fund or Angels of Assisi, 415 Campbell Road, Roanoke, VA 24016.

[The News Leader – Staunton, Virginia – Sunday December 31, 2017 – Page B2]