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Bessie Meeks

ROCK HILL -- Mrs. Bessie Meeks, of 1518 Farrow Drive, was born Aug. 2, 1917, in Clover, S.C. She departed this life Friday, Oct. 5, 2007, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, at New Home A.M.E. Zion Church, with the Rev. Charles Darden officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Meeks was a member of New Home A.M.E. Zion Church, where she was a member of the Hymn Choir, the Church Aid Society and the Usher Board. Mrs. Meeks was preceded in death by her husband, Waco Meeks; son, Eddie Meeks; and daughter, Hattie M. Long Corbett.

She is survived by her daughters, Odessa Richardson of Rock Hill, Bessie Green (Rev. Lloyd Green) of Atlanta and Eyvette Long and Scottie Jones, both of Rock Hill; two sons, Heyward Meeks (Marcie) and Ronald Williams, both of Rock Hill; one sister, Gladys Watson of Gastonia, N.C.; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Meeks may be viewed from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Robinson Funeral Home and from 11 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at the church. The family will receive friends at the home.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

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