Audrey Meeks Alley
Audrey Meeks Alley, 93 passed away peacefully at the Trinity Baptist Hospice House in Collierville, TN on November 28, 2012. She was born on November 27, 1919 & raised in Pickens, MS. She was a devoted member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church. These are her farewell thoughts she wrote, "Please don't grieve for me. I lived a good life and the last years would not have been possible without the medical knowledge of replacing some bad parts. They worked well and it gave me many extra years. I want my children & grandchildren to live life to the fullest. Love each other and those around you. Always be a good friend, you can't live without them. It has been my good fortune to have many and they all made my life fuller & happier. I'm looking forward to joining family and friends that have gone on before me."
She was preceded in death by her husband, George L. Alley, Jr.; her parents, Curtis & Anita Meeks; and her 2 sisters, Doris Humphrey & Anita Rainer. She is survived by 4 children, George L. Alley, III (Judy) of Vaiden, MS; Ronald Alley (Sue) of Centerville, GA; Patty Rogers (David) of Wiggins, MS; and Janet Dempsey (Don) of Germantown, TN. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren Mark Alley (Audra), Robert Alley (Tiffany), Ken Alley, Daniel Rogers (Jenna), Beth Rogers, Derek Dempsey, & Kyle Dempsey; and by 4 great-grandchildren, Reid, Taylor, Kylie, & Abigail.
A Memorial Service will be held at 5:00 p.m., with family receiving friends from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 30, 2012 at Memphis Funeral Home Poplar Avenue. The family requests memorials be made to St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 480 South Highland Street, Memphis, TN 38111.