Inez Faulkner, 92, passed away on January 11, 2013. Inez was born in Avant, Arkansas on May 8, 1920 to Samuel and Nancy Meeks. Inez spent the better part of her life taking care of her family. She loved spending time with them, making them laugh and joking around. Inez enjoyed crafts and gardening. She had a green thumb and loved her roses. Inez also enjoyed finding good deals at garage sells. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Inez was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Nancy Meeks, daughter, Claudine Redman, her 3 brothers; Buster, Robert and Olen Meeks, and 3 sisters; Clorine Flewellen, Agnes King and Eugene Halsell. She is survived by her 4 sons: Tommy Thompson (Faye) of CA, Donald Thompson (Nancy) of CA, Richard Eddowes (Paula) of MO, and Bobby Gryder of MO; daughter, Lois Pettit of CA and son-in-law, Sheridan Redman; and brother Austin Meeks. Inez also leaves behind 7 grandchildren: Teresa, Gregory, Steven, Becky, Shawn, Melissa and Brandon, and 8 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 12-8pm Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home, 831 E. Industrial Way, Lodi. Funeral Services will be held 10am Thursday, January 17, 2013 at the Evergreen Chapel, Cherokee Memorial Park, Hwy 99 & Harney Ln., Lodi, followed by committal in the Garden of Angels. Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home is honored to serve the Faulkner Family. Please sign the online guestbook at www.cherokeememorial.com.