December 21, 1940 - March 9, 2022
Mrs. Idella Meanes was born in Birmingham, Alabama on December 21, 1940 to Albert and Rebecca (Wyatt) Orum. She passed on March 9, 2022 at the age of 81 years. She and George Meanes were joined in Holy Matrimony in 1967 sharing 54 loving years. Idella was a faithful member of Bethel A.M.E. Church Saginaw for a number of years. She was a licensed cosmetologist for over 60 years. Idella was known as one of the best hairdressers and cooks in Saginaw. She always insisted that her customers ate her home cooked meals while they waited to get the latest hairstyle. She loved shopping for beautiful items, and wearing beautiful clothes. She leaves to cherish her memory three children, Anthony of Birmingham, Edmund Dwight (Merry) of Saginaw and Rukishe Lynn Meanes of Saginaw; grandchild, KeAirra Orum; great-grandchildren, Kevin Monsibais and Ariana Orum; siblings, Johnnie Mae McCord, her beloved sister who she talked with all the time, Percy Orum (Gina), Reginald Davis, Victoria McCants, Alvin Orum, Ann Elizabeth McLitus, Jennifer Morris, Timothy Orum and Willie Orum; god-daughter, Wendy Smiley; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Mrs. Meanes was preceded in death by her devoted husband George Meanes; grandsons, Antonio and Kevin Orum and her parents, Albert and Rebecca Orum. The family would like to extend special thanks to a host of friends who have become family over the 54 years of living in Saginaw and Fresenius Kidney Care Saginaw Riverside. Visitation will take place from 2:00-5:30 PM on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at Evans & Browne's Funeral Home, 441 North Jefferson Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan 48607, with funeral service commencing at 5:30 PM, Pastor Dennis Laffoon will officiate. Interment will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2022 in Great Lakes National Cemetery, 4200 Belford Rd., Holly, Michigan 48442.
Mrs. Idella Meanes was born in Birmingham, Alabama on December 21, 1940 to Albert and Rebecca (Wyatt) Orum. She passed on March 9, 2022 at the age of 81 years. She and George Meanes were joined in Holy Matrimony in 1967 sharing 54 loving years.... View Obituary & Service Information
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