Marilyn Hazel Meeks(1953 - 2013)

GAFFNEY, S.C. - Marilyn Hazel Meeks, 59, passed away Feb. 6, 2013, at her home.

She was born Nov. 8, 1953, in Rutherford County, daughter of the late Norris and Sallie Francis Meeks.

She is survived by three daughters, Shannon (Buster) Benton, Felita (Dana) Murray, Lesley (Tyrone) Brown; two sons, Leroy (Teresa) Meeks, Andra Meeks; two sisters, Janice Meeks, Peggy (Jerry) Neely; three brothers, Weldon Meeks, Leslie (Rose) Meeks, Robert (Judy) Meeks; 14 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by Norma Frances Spruill.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday at New Bethel AME Zion in Forest City.

Family will receive friends at 1 p.m.

Burial will be at Union Hill AME Zion in Union Mills.

Condolences may be made online at

Funeral Home

Crowe's Mortuary
141 Laurel Hill Drive Rutherfordton, NC 28139
(828) 286-2304

Published in Gaston Gazette from Feb. 9 to Feb. 11, 2013