Suwannee - Sarah R. Meeks, age 71, formerly of Chiefland, passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014 at her home in Suwannee. She was born November 13, 1942 to George W. Truitt Robbins and Mary Eleanor Robbins of Bronson.

Sarah was a homemaker and a schoolteacher in Chiefland for many years. She enjoyed bird watching, gardening, painting, traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She is survived by her husband, David W. Meeks, Jr., son David W. Meeks, III and his wife Debbie, son Jon R. Meeks, daughter Patti Lee Meeks and her husband, David Renaud, and five grandchildren: Truitt Renaud, Vance Renaud, Eliza Renaud, Jack Meeks and Emma Meeks. She is also survived by a large and much loved extended family and many cherished friends.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 18, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home in Chiefland. At Sarah's request, there will be no funeral services.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Haven Hospice of Chiefland (DeAnna Beverly), c/o Haven Hospice, 311 NE 9th Street, Chiefland, FL 32626. Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are under the care of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 1301 N. Young Blvd. Chiefland, Florida (352) 493-0050.

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Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services
1301 N. Young Blvd. Chiefland, FL 32626

Published in Gainesville Sun from June 17 to June 18, 2014