Meads receives 2019 Helping Hands Award

GLENVILLE — Judith Ann Musgrave Meads is the 2019 recipient of the Helping Hands Award presented by the women of Marthas and Marys, an ecumenical group of Gilmer County women representing 13 churches.

A celebration will be held 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Glenville Presbyterian Church. Refreshments will be served.

Meads, whose parents moved to Parkersburg after World War II, graduated from Parkersburg High in 1962 and Glenville State College in English, theater and speech.

She and her husband, Jim, are members of the Glenville Presbyterian Church where she is a deacon and serves on the Spiritual Formation Team.

Meads is involved in numerous community activities.

A member of Delta Kappa Gamma Educational Society International, she received the 2004 Gilmer County Teacher of the Year Award. She was the secretary of the West Virginia State Folk Festival, wrote the Folk Festival newspaper for several years, and coordinated the religious service at Job’s Temple, the last event of the Folk Festival, for 16 years.