Louie “Lou” Martin Meacham

Louie “Lou” Martin Meacham, Overland Park/Leawood, KS passed away May 15, 2018. A Celebration of Life will be held 2 pm Fri June 15, at Village Presbyterian
Church, Prairie Village, KS. A visitation will follow the memorial service at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or Village

Lou was born Oct 12, 1933 in Washington, PA the daughter of Charles and LillyMay Martin. Lou grew up in Brecksville, OH and graduated from Lakeview High School in 1951. Lou graduated from Bowling Green State University with a degree in Speech Pathology and was a member of Gamma Phi Beta. After college, she became a TWA flight attendant and met the love of her life, Robert Meacham. They married in 1961. Robert, a TWA captain, retired in 1989. They were married 50 years. Lou and Bob enjoyed traveling across the USA and overseas with their children. Lou later went to work for Dillard’s and was among the top pacesetter salespeople. They enjoyed retirement, spending time with family, grandchildren and their activities.

Lou was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and LillyMay Martin, brother Charles Martin and husband Robert Meacham.

Survivors include her son Robert (Lorie) Meacham, daughter Amy (Tim) Meacham Kraly, grandchildren Anna and Charles Meacham, Lauren Kraly and Amanda (Kyle) Kraly Ashcraft, loving in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host long time friends.


  1. Dawn Wheat on June 14, 2018 at 5:36 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Beautiful tribute video.

  2. Ken Thomas on June 14, 2018 at 7:45 pm

    Rob, our prayers continue to go with you and your family.

  3. Rick Elliott on June 14, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    I’m so sorry that we will not be able to attend. I loved your mom. Please know that my heart is there with you and your family during this celebration of her life. She was such a special women in all of our lives. She gave us all an example of unconditional love, grace, and acceptance. Amy and I will never forget her impression in our lives. We love you guys.

  4. Amy Elliott on June 15, 2018 at 12:34 am

    What a blessing Mrs. Meacham was in our lives. She loved us unconditionally. I’ll always remember her being up at all hours of the night greeting us with a smile and welcoming us into her home. Love to your dear family.

  5. Gina Provenzo-Bye on June 15, 2018 at 8:01 am

    Mrs. Meacham that was many years later called Louie was one in a million lady with a heart of gold! So many memories of one remarkable, sweet,caring and loving lady.
    Love and prayers from the Provenzo-Bye family

  6. Judy Hudgins on January 15, 2021 at 9:14 am

    With sympathy, Judy Hudgins.
    I am looking for a Lorie Meacham. I believe she is married to Lou’s son. I have been searching for Lorie a long time. Her stepdad is John Bergers, who has Emily and Matthew. Lorie and I were best friends long ago. My maiden name is Judy Newsome from California. Can someone help me please?
    Thank you, Judy Hudgins
    judyhudgins56 @gmail.com

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