NEWPORT NEWS - Jo H. Meacham, 86, died peacefully in her home on Monday, December 16, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Charlotte, N.C. on August 8, 1927 and lived in Gastonia and Greensboro until moving to Newport News in 1950. Jo retired from the Farmer's Market after 25 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles B. (Charlie) Meacham. Survivors include sister, Bobbie Cloninger of Gastonia; sons, Gene Meacham of Kill Devil Hills, N.C. and Hunter Meacham and wife, Denise, of Lenexa; and two granddaughters, Harley Nicole and Bristol Marie. A graveside service will be held on Monday, December 30 at 11 a.m. at Peninsula Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Association, 11835 Canon Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606 would be appreciated. Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home.