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Dwayne Mead

Dwayne Mead the adopted son of Lucius Orville Mead and Ethel Traver Mead was born May 9, 1920 in Iowa City, Iowa.

A veteran of World War II he served in the Navy in both the Atlantic and Pacific Theatres.

He was united in marriage to Mary Ellen Pearce in Des Moines, Iowa. From this union was born two sons, Dwayne Dennis in 1949 and Brian Douglas in 1952.

Dwayne passed away at the Mountain View Healthcare Center in Mountain View, Missouri on May 8, 2015.

Dwayne is preceded in death by his parents; wife Mary Ellen; son Brian; sisters and brothers - in-law, May and Francis Leeper, Edna and Elmer Scott.

Left to cherish his memory are his son Dwayne (Melody) Mead; sister-in-law Betty Scott and family; brother-in-law Jim (Arlene) Pearce and family.

And though Dwayne was adopted, he always felt his real family was May and Francis Leeper, Edna and Elmer Scott, Betty Scott, Jim and Arlene Pearce and his many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are pending at this time for Dwayne Mead.

  • Funeral Service

    May 15, 2015
    10:30 AM

    Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home

    205 West Monroe St
    Mount Ayr, IA

  • Family Will Be Present

    May 15, 2015
    9:30 AM to 10:30 PM

    Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home

    205 West Monroe St
    Mount Ayr, IA

  • Burial

    May 15, 2015
    11:45 AM

    Maple Row Cemetery

    Kellerton, IA

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I got to know Dwayne when I took care of Mary in Hospice. Then after Mary''s death he often came to church with Betty. He was a very nice and gentle man. I know he will be missed. Will say a prayer for you during this sad time. Paula, a friend

Posted by Paula Webb - Kellerton, IA - friend   May 09, 2015

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