Obituary published April 30, 2010 in The Mexico Ledger


Virginia E. Meek, 86, of Clinton, Mo., formerly of Mexico, died at 9:32 p.m., Thursday, April 29, 2010, at Golden Living/Westwood Nursing Home in Clinton.
Funeral services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Pickering Funeral Home with Rev. David Nash officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 10 a.m. until service time. Burial will be at East Lawn Memorial Park in Mexico.
Mrs. Meek was born Dec. 27, 1923, in Mexico, a daughter of Russell E. and Martha May (Pratt) Phillips. On Sept. 8, 1946 in Mexico she married Hershel “Buzz” Meek who preceded her in death on March 2, 2005.
Virginia attended the First Christian Church in Mexico where she served as a Sunday school teacher. She enjoyed bowling, fishing, reading, and knitting. She retired in 1983 after 17 years with A. P. Green Refractories.
 She is survived by one son, Terry Allen Meek, Fenton; one daughter, Martha Wagner and husband Michael, Clinton; two stepgrandchildren and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers family request memorials be given to the First Christian Church Tuckpointing Fund. They may be sent in care of Pickering Funeral Home, 403 N. Western, Mexico, MO 65265.
Expressions of sympathy may be given at www.pickeringfh.com.