BANDANA — Lilliam Cami “Leigh” Meacham, 56, of Oslo, Norway, formerly of Bandana and Louisville, Kentucky, died June 12, 2012, at Lovisenberg Hospital in Oslo.
She was born October 15, 1955, attended Ballard County High School and graduated from Southern High School in Louisville in 1973.
She attended Bethany College, the University of Louisville and the University of Oslo.
She retired as a Purser and Cabin Chief of Busy Bee of Norway Airlines.
She was known in Oslo as “The Airport Girl” as she contributed greatly to the opening of the Oslo Airport.
She served as Past President of the Norway Flight Attendants Union and was fluent in English, Norwegian and Spanish languages.
She is survived by her mother, Ruth Virginia Colvin Meacham-Hochbaum of Bandana; several uncles; aunts; cousins; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Doris and Ella V. Burnley Colvin, and James and Josephine Meacham; her father, Cameron Meacham; and her stepfather, David K. Hochbaum.
Graveside memorial services will be held at Bethel Christian Church Cemetery at West Paducah at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 15, 2012, with the Rev. J. Gottman officiating. Interment will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center, P. O. Box 98, Paducah, Kentucky 42002 in memory of Ms. Meacham.
The Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.