LORAINE, Ill. -- Paula Kim Meyer, 59, of Loraine, died Thursday (May 22, 2014) in Blessing Hospital. Born March 26, 1955, in Quincy, she was a daughter of Russell Leroy and Esther May McColez Flowers. She married Harry Jenkins, who preceded her in death. She married William C. Meyer on Dec. 1, 1979, in Quincy. He survives. A fun loving and down to earth person who lived life to the fullest, Kim was never shy about speaking her mind and could joke with the best of them. She devoted her life to her family and made the most of everyday that was given to her. Kim was employed as an early childhood teacher at Creative Learning Center in Mendon and later was the night auditor at the Quincy Holiday Inn until leaving because of health issues. Survivors include her husband, William; two sons, Harry Francis Jenkins Jr. of Ida and Joshua Lucas Meyer of Quincy; four daughters, Dawn Marie Jenkins of Loraine, Cynthia Mae Norfold (Shawn) of Camp Point, Christina Marie Mowen of Pleasant Hill, and Stephanie Michelle Lamb of Quincy; a stepson, William C. Meyer Jr. (Jennifer) of Mendon; a stepdaughter, Christy Clay (Will) of Palmyra, Mo.; nine grandchildren, Jonathan Jenkins, Shania Norfolk-Jenkins, Dannielle Jenkins, Chase Norfolk, Shaun Meyer-Mowen, Hailey Meyer-Mowen, Ethan Meyer-Mowen, Breonna Meyer and Leland Allensworth; four stepgrandchildren, Malique Clay, Kaibella Clay, Alexandria Meyer and Jordan Meyer; a brother, Russell Flowers of Quincy; four sisters, Dolores Blackford (Jim) of Hunnewell, Mo., Toni Logsdon (Richard) of West Point, Sherry Willingham of Quincy and Debbie Wisdom of Hannibal, Mo.; two aunts, Frances Watson and Betty McColez, both of Quincy; and many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Meyer was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Harry Jenkins; a sister, Christina Smith; a brother-in-law, Jerry Wisdom; and many aunts and uncles. SERVICES: Friends and family are invited to celebrate the life of Kim Meyer at a memorial gathering and carry-in luncheon from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 24, at The Crossing 929 Monroe Annex. Mrs. Meyer was cremated.VISITATION: There will be no visitation. MEMORIALS: To the family, in care of the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home, 1435 State St., Quincy, IL 62301. ARRANGEMENTS: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home. WEBSITE: www.zrsc.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from May 23 to May 25, 2014