Martha Meeks

July 27, 1936 – June 8, 2022

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Martha Meeks

Service to celebrate the life of Martha Meeks, 85, will be held Friday at 2:00 pm at Memorial Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Shiloh Baptist Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Memorial Funeral Home. Bro. Ronald Meeks will officiate the service.

Mrs. Meeks died Wednesday June 8, 2022 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was born on July 27, 1936 to the late Earlie and Mary Willis Strickland. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church for 37 years and First Baptist Church for the last 31 years. She worked at National Bank of Commerce as a bank teller and later in her career she worked for the social services sponsored by the Alcorn School System. She was a former member of the Gift Homemaker’s Club and was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed sewing and canning and was an excellent cook.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Troy Meeks; son, John Meeks (Kena); daughter, Star Meeks; grandchildren, Heather, Jessica, Nakita and Tyler; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Vernell Gooch (Wallace); and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Russell Meeks, Mark Meeks, Tyler Meeks, Edwin Meeks, Ryan Russell, Jimmy Harkey and Steve Wilbanks.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to First Baptist Church c/o The Children’s Village.

Online condolences can be left at for the Meeks family.

Arrangements are under the care of Memorial Funeral Home.

Past Services

June 09, 2022


June 10, 2022

Celebration of Life

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