Edward VanMeter, a resident of Sherman was born January 22, 1925 in Wilburton, Oklahoma to Maudie Mae and James VanMeter. He passed away March 4, 2004 at Sherman, Texas at the age of 79 years 1 month and 12 days. He was preceded in death by wife Wanda VanMeter. He was a 32nd degree mason and a member of the Baptist Faith.
He is survived by 1 son, Noel VanMeter, Sherman, Texas; 1 daughter, Gail Mann & husband Robert, Corsicana, Texas; 2 Brothers, Floyd VanMeter, Checotah, Oklahoma; Francis VanMeter, Checotah, Oklahoma; 2 Sisters, Maudine Smith, Kansas City, Kansas; Linnie VanMeter, Louisiana; 3 Grandchildren, Clint Mann, Corsicana, Texas; William Mann, Corsicana, Texas; Jennifer Abbott, Sherman, Texas; 4 Great Grandchildren, as well as a host of friends and other relatives.
Pallbearers will be members of the Masonic Lodge. Services will be held Saturday, March 6, 2004 at 2:00 pm at Shurden Chapel officiated by Rev. Michael VanMeter. Burial will be at Westlawn Cemetery under the direction of Shurden Funeral Home.