Sherry Barnes McMeekin IRMO - Funeral service for Sherry Barnes McMeekin, 59, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8:00 p.m. Monday, February 24, 2014, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, Irmo. Mrs. McMeekin died Saturday, February 22, 2014. Born in Newberry, she was a daughter of Odell Leroy Barnes and Margie Rikard Barnes. Mrs. McMeekin worked at Carolina Eastman for 17 years before starting her own home cleaning service until retiring after 18 years. She was an avid animal lover and her dogs were one of her greatest joys. Mrs. McMeekin was a member at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Surviving are her husband of 31 years, William O. "Bill" McMeekin of the home; daughter, Jennifer McMeekin Boland (Christopher) of Irmo; son, William M. "Will" McMeekin of Irmo; brothers, Roy Barnes (Susan) of Leesville, Steve Barnes of Lexington; sister, Gale Gant (David) of Cayce. Also surviving is a host of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister-in-law, Novelle Barnes. Memorials may be made to
, Breast Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 650309 Dallas TX 75265-0309 or
, 128 Stone Mark Lane, Columbia SC 29210. Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.
Published in The State on Feb. 24, 2014