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Pamela Beth (Mullady) Meacham

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Avenue, Jackson, OH 45640

(p) 740-286-2010 (f) 740-286-5640 (e)

Pamela Beth (Mullady) Meacham, age 79, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Saturday, July 22ns, 2023, at Four Winds Community of Jackson. She was born February 23rd, 1944, in Lima, Ohio to the late John T. and Avanelle D. (Holbrook) Mullady. On August 21st, 1965, she married her high school sweetheart, James F. “Jim” Meacham, who survives.

Pam was a 1962 graduate of Lima Senior High School. She received a degree in Speech and Hearing Therapy from The Ohio State University. She worked as a Speech and Hearing Therapist for a short time for the Cory-Rawson, Ohio school system. From there she and Jim moved to Carbondale, Illinois, where she sat up and ran a Speech and Hearing program for a consortium of seven country school systems. From there, Pam and Jim moved to Midland, Texas and later to Houston where Pam operated a home daycare center. Jim retired from his oil company position, and they moved to Jackson, Ohio. Here they raised 4-H dairy goats and opened Hand Me Ups Children’s Resale store until 2002 when they both fully retired.

She especially enjoyed her children and grandchildren, reading, travel, and her goats and pets. She was active in the Jackson Historical Society, Friends of Buckeye Furnace, Friends of Leo Petroglyph, and the Southern Ohio Forestland Association.

Pam and Jim were blessed with six children: Bethany A. Brunsman of Lincoln, Nebraska, Genevieve R. “Geny” Hernandez of El Lago, Texas, Joel F. Meacham of Maineville, Ohio, and Marcus A. Meacham of Honolulu, Hawaii, as well as Jefferson P. “Jeff” Mecham and Roshel L. Meacham both of whom preceded her in death. Additionally, she is survived by seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sister, Deborah J. “Debbie” (Mullady) Leach of Florida. Pam and Jim also fostered 50 babies for a private agency over a 13-year period while living in Houston.

Pam spent her last several years at Four Winds Community.

As per Pam’s request, no public services will be observed. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Interment of ashes will be in Fairmount Cemetery at a later date.

Online condolences may be sent to In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Ohio’s Hospice, 200 Timberline Drive, Marietta, OH 45750.


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