Lola Sophia Alonzia Prior was born June 22, 2017 in St. Louis. She passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at St. Louis Children’s Hospital at the age of five days.

Lola baby was absolutely perfect. She was strong and resilient from her first ultrasound to her final breath. In her five short days of life, she loved being held and cuddled and showed everyone her strength as she put up a truly magnificent fight.

Survivors include her mother, Sophie Prior of Mexico; her father, James Meadows of Gulfport, MS; her siblings, Kayleigh Blackwell of Mexico, Robert J. Meadows and Kylah Meadows, both of Gulfport, MS; her grandparents, Victoria Prior (Peter Lavigne) of Mexico, and Meri Christa Rawalt-Corley (Jay) of Texas; great-grandparents, Janet (Tom) Burts of Mexico, Mary Ellen and Tom Mullen of Mexico, and Melody and Dewey Durst of Gulfport, MS; aunts and uncles, David (Rachel) Prior of Mexico, Eric Prior of Mexico, Duanne (Cody) Branham of New Orleans, Amy (Justin) Corley Sanderson of the state of Washington, and Bailey Corley of Texas; and numerous cousins.

Lola was preceded in death by a grandfather, David Prior.

Memorial donations may be made to the family of Lola Prior, c/o Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S. Jefferson, Mexico, MO 65265.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

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“Your tiny broken heart filled ours!”