Imogene Meekins

Imogene L. "Jean" Tague Meekins, 87

Imogene L. "Jean" Tague Meekins, 87, of Delphi, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at 4 a.m. at her daughter's home, where she has lived for the past five years.

She was born Apr 16, 1925, in Lafayette, to the late Ray Tague, and her mother. She was married to Robert V. Meekins in Lafayette, on Dec. 24, 1941, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 8, 2008.

She attended Jeff High School. She was a homemaker, and had worked at the former Brown Rubber Plant in Lafayette. She and her husband lived for many years in the Tecumseh Bend area, moving to Delphi in 2005.

She enjoyed gardening, yard work, crocheting, music, puzzles and bird watching.

She dearly loved her daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildren and all of the many family gatherings and events they shared. That was her life, her beloved family.

Surviving are two daughters, Rebecca (James) Shaw, of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Kay (Michael) Priest, of Delphi; a brother, Chet Tague, of Lafayette; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Friends may call Tuesday from 11 a.m. until her funeral service at 12:30 p.m. at Abbott Funeral Home in Delphi. The Rev. Ed Selvidge officiating; burial at Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lafayette.

Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's' Association; envelopes available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to

Funeral Home

Abbott Funeral Home - Delphi
421 E Main Street  Delphi, IN 46923
(765) 564-4452

Published in the Journal & Courier on Feb. 3, 2013