James O. Meredith

LAKE SHANNON – James O. Meredith, 77, of Lake Shannon passed away Thursday, December 10, 2015 at Regency Care in Morris.

He was born March 18, 1938 in Braceville, son of Shannon William and Vera Ann Downs Meredith. He was raised and educated in Braceville and worked alongside his brother, Lloyd, at Shannon Shores until his retirement.

Jim enjoyed traveling and fishing, and took great pleasure in socializing.

Survivors include his brother, Lloyd Meredith, of Lake Shannon; and two sisters, Millie Stewart of Crest Hill and his twin sister, Marjorie Clark of Braceville.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Bob Meredith and Jack Meredith; and four sisters: Dorothy Meredith, Trilla Fisher, Freida Lawless and Helen Wendell.

His funeral service was Monday, December 14, at 11 a.m. in Reeves Funeral Home, Gardner.

Burial followed in Braceville – Gardner Cemetery, Braceville.

Visitation was held from 9 a.m., Monday, until the time of services.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Jim’s memory to a charity of the donor’s choosing.

Family and friends may sign the guestbook, share photographs, or view Jim’s memorial page by logging onto: www.ReevesFuneral.com