Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Meeks, age 58, of Dellrose will be conducted at 11 AM Tuesday at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Roy Ketchum officiating. Burial will follow in Barnes Cemetery. Mr. Meeks passed away Saturday evening at Lincoln Medical Center.
A son of the late Paul Hurn and Alma Brannon Meeks, he was a native of Lincoln County, formerly employed with Fayetteville Public Utilities, was a tree surgeon, and attended Beech Grove Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years Dovie Jean Holder Meeks, daughters Deirdre Pierce and husband Jared of Fayetteville and Angie Shaddy and special friend Mike Cook of Elkmont, AL, grandchildren Laura, Adam, and Paul Pierce of Fayetteville and Rebbeccah, Ethan, and Sarah Shaddy of Petersburg, brother Steve Meeks of Fayetteville, niece Kim West of Petersburg, and nephew Chris Meeks of Nashville. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother Ronnie Meeks.
Visitation with the family will be from 5-8 PM Monday evening at Higgins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Barnes Cemetery Care Fund, C/O Sarah Barnes, 249 Barnes Hollow Rd., Fayetteville.