Neva Meeks
1957 - 2020
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Neva Meeks

Blanco - Neva L. Meeks was called to the lord on June 16th, 2020 peacefully at her home in Blanco, NM. Neva was born in Parsons, Kansas on February 16th, 1957 to Vernon D. Wilks and Lavera J. Wilks. She resided with the love of her life for 33 years, Orlan Meeks, whom she married in 1992. She is proceeded in death by her father; Vernon Wilks; her son, Wesley R. Meeks. She is survived by her husband; Orlan Meeks; son, Devin L. Meeks (Casey G., Kailynn F.); brother, Bryan Wilks (Debbie, Joshua, Brittany); brother, Vernon (Butch) Wilks Jr. (Vickie, Chris); niece, Tanya (Katelinn, Austin); and other numerous nieces and nephews not listed.

Neva was very active in her communities in San Juan County and Sandoval County, she volunteered her time in numerous organizations including the San Juan County Fair, Women's Republican Party, local voting polls, and gem and mineral shows. Before she made her way into Blanco, where she resided with her husband, Orlan Meeks and son Devin L. Meeks, they resided in Cuba, NM from 1987-2000. While in Cuba, she was also known for her position as president of the Sandoval County Fair Board, volunteered her time in PTA, third owner of Cuba News, and many more. When she was not volunteering, Neva spent a large portion of her time tending to her garden and all of her critters. She enjoyed watching and feeding her wild birds and routinely added to her exquisite rock and gem collection and also spent a large amount of time crafting and canning in her home. Neva was a loving and caring woman who will be missed by many, but will never be forgotten.

A memorial service for Neva will be held at a later date.




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Published in Farmington Daily Times from Jun. 18 to Jun. 21, 2020.
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June 25, 2020
Neva gave of herself In so many ways. She found comfort in doing so. Devin, your mothers love is irreplaceable. Orlan, NOTHING prepares you for the loss of your soulmate. Your bad days will be because you loved her so much and your good days will be when you feel her there with you. And she will be with you in unexpected times and ways. Know that you are surrounded in love.
Glenda Dugger
Family
June 24, 2020
So very sorry to hear of the passing of Neva, I am so sorry Aunt Debbie, Tanya, KateLinn, and Austin. To the family I am so so sorry for your loss!
Crystal
June 22, 2020
Neva was one of the most kind and caring people I have known. She was always happy and so much fun to be around. I will miss her beautiful smile and the way she made everyone feel so special.
My condolences and prayers for her family.❤
Debbie Holmes
Friend
June 22, 2020
I am so sorry to hear about Neva! We have been friends since Junior High... she will be greatly missed! Deepest sympathy for her family.
Kimberly Hicks
Friend
June 21, 2020
Thank you Neva for all of the great memories! I will miss your smile and the joy that you brought to me!!
Bless you Always,
Michael Baca
Friend
June 21, 2020
Prayers for her family!!! I will miss Neva's smiling face and upbeat attitude!!! So many memories!
Kim Hicks
Friend
June 21, 2020
Orlan, you and Devin are in my prayers. Neva was a sweet person. I am so sorry.
- Darla
Darla Morrison
Coworker
June 20, 2020
I will miss this beautiful Lady. She helped at the fair board meetings. Always a smile of joy, this will be missed and the love she always aired out. Peace be with you. Prayers for her family.
Sally Hood
Acquaintance
June 19, 2020
Neva Meeks was one of the finest people I have ever known. Always a bundle of energy, and a dear friend. She will be dearly missed. She leaves a void that will never be filled. A fine woman and a dear friend.
william calvert
Friend
June 19, 2020
She was a great person and will be missed. Deepest condolences. Prayers are winging your way at this difficult time.
Joyce and Doug Marshall
Friend
June 18, 2020
Please except our deepest condolences. Neva was a piliar to our County. Prayers for comfort and understanding at this difficult time. She will never be forgotten. Gods speed Angel.
Ron & Lana Hebert
Acquaintance
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