May 29, 2003

(10/13/1988 - 5/22/2003)

Meagan Jo Hollingshead, 14 of Cedar Rapids, IA, died May 22, 2003, at Mercy Medical Center, in Cedar Rapids, IA, from injuries sustained in an accident.

Services were held May 25, 2003, at Murdoch Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Marion, IA, officiated by Mary C. Taylor. Burial was in the Wyoming Cemetery, Wyoming, IA.

Surviving are her parents, John and Kathy Hollingshead of Wyoming, IA and Lori Hollingshead and Laura Taylor of Cedar Rapids, IA; her brothers, Joshua Hollingshead of Denver, CO, Nicholas Hollingshead and Connor Hollingshead, both of Wyoming, IA, Brad Hollingshead of Cedar Rapids, IA, Stephen Taylor of Green Bay, WI, and Michael Taylor and Spencer Taylor, both of Cedar Rapids, IA; and a foster, sister, Hannah; maternal grandparents, Jim and Oliver Anderton of Maquoketa, IA; paternal grandmother, Florence Hollingshead of Wyoming, IA, and maternal great-grandmother, Leona Anderton of Cape Girardeau, MO; step-grandparents, Orva and Pat West of Memphis, MO. Also surviving are numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Meagan was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Clayton Hollingshead; maternal, great-grandparents, James Anderton and Hugh and Betty Boyington; paternal great-grandparents, Fred and Mae Hollingshead and Edward and Edna Harding.

Meagan was born the daughter of John and Lori Anderton Hollingshead on October 13, 1988, in Clarion, IA.

She was a student at McKinley Middle School in Cedar Rapids, IA, where she participated in soccer, track, swimming and chorus. She was a volunteer at Cottage Grove Place.

Meagan loved animals and wanted to become a veterinarian. She was very creative and loved crafts, singing, and giving and shopping for others. Meagan was an amazing young lady, and always thinking of others.

Meagan was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

A memorial fund has been established in Meagan's memory.

Please sign the online guest book for Meagan at under obituaries.

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