Meeks, Rose Marie (Cohutta)

Friday, February 08, 2013

Rose Marie Meeks, 81, of Cohutta, GA, died Thursday, February 7, 2013 at the Hamilton Medical Center. 

She was born February 27, 1931 in Dalton, GA, a daughter of the late James Rose and Lucille Moore Meeks; and was also preceded in death by her brother, Kenneth Meeks; and grandson, Richard Ellis. 

She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Renay Ellis of Cohutta and Michael and Pat Martin of Pelham, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Randall Jones of Rocky Face and Beverly Hite of Peachtree City, GA; brother, Jack Meeks of Dalton; sisters and brother-in-law, Martha Pilcher of Dalton, Barbara and Jack Hayes of Cropwell, AL and Evelyn Meeks of Dalton; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. 

Graveside services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Rose Marie Meeks will be held Monday February 11, at 10 a.m. from the Whitfield Memorial Gardens with Reverend Dewey Boyd officiating.

Ponders Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements. 


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