Betty Lou Meeks

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OXFORD, Fla. - Betty Lou Meeks passed away June 14, 2018 in Oxford. She was born Aug. 13, 1927 in Williamsville, Del., to the late Harvey Franklin and the late Elva Mae (Widgeon) Dennis. She was a former resident of Athens, Ga., LaBelle, Bradenton and Inverness, Fla.
Betty retired as a teacher from LaBelle High School in 1992 and was a charter member of Delta Kappa Gamma. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her daughters, Betty Ann (Clyde) Aiken, The Villages, Barbara Jan (Mike) Gann, Inverness and Donna Sue (Don) Trask, Lakeland; brother, Robert Dennis; sister, Jacqueline Cleveland; grandchildren, Ted (Kristi) Aiken, Steve (Jean Lavoie) Aiken, Michael Gann; Allison (Billy) Guynn, Andy Howard and Amy Sherrill; and great-grandchildren, Joshua, Caleb, Luke and Noah Aiken, Morgan, Clayton and Logan Guynn and Mason, Maddie and Myla Gann.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Meeks; son, Eddie Meeks; brother, Charles Dennis; and sisters, Judith James, Barbara Dennis and Vivian Dennis.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 8, 2018, 4 p.m. at Manatee United Methodist Church, Bradenton with Dr. Gene Maddox and Chaplain Seth Howard officiating.Interment was in Fort Denaud Cemetery in LaBelle.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to The Florida United Methodist Children's Home, 51 Children`s Way, Enterprise, Florida, 32725 or online at or Manatee United Methodist Church, 315 15th Street East, Bradenton, FL 34208 or online at
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.

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Published in NewsZapFL on June 21, 2018