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Kenneth O. Meeks

December 12, 1943 ~ August 30, 2021 (age 77)

Obituary

 

 

KENNETH O. MEEKS

 

Kenneth O. Meeks, 77, passed away on Monday, August 30, 2021.  He was born on December 12, 1943, to Arthur and Agnes Meeks.   He had been a resident of Jasper, TN for 48 years, raised in Grundy County, retired from U.S. Pipe and faithfully attended Refuge Church in Kimball, TN.

 

Kenneth was preceded in death by grandparents, James and Eliza Jane Meeks and Luke and Jessie Gibbs; parents, Arthur and Agnes Meeks.

 

He is survived by his wife, Linda Meeks; children, Deanna (Randy) Harper and Kim (Chris) Blevins; grandchildren, Stewart (Erica) Sowder, Crystal (Tim) Fallesen, Frances (Russell) Black, Mason Christopher and Brandy, Garrison Christopher and Dalyn; great-grandchildren, Ean, Eli, Khloe, Kinsley, Bella, Nakaia, Kali, Ezlynn and soon to be Sadie; siblings, Doris Anderson, Christine (Billy) Wiggins, and Ed (Linda) Meeks along with a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

 

Kenneth not only professed Jesus but lived and walked out his faith.  His treasures in his life were his Lord and Savior and his love for his family.  He loved his country and served in the United States Army.  He enjoyed spending time working in his yard and garden.  He was greatly loved, respected and will be sadly missed. 

 

The family will have visitation on Thursday, September 2, 2021 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm CST and Friday, September 3, 2021 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm CST at Tate Funeral Home in Jasper, TN.

 

WITH THIS BEING A PUBLIC VISITATION AND FUNERAL SERVICE, MASK WILL BE MANDATORY PER COVID REGULATIONS WHETHER YOU HAVE UNDERLYING ISSUES OR NOT. 

 

The funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Tate Funeral Home following the visitation on September 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm CST with Pastor Stephen Brackett and Grandson Stewart Sowder officiating.

 

Interment will be at Cumberland Cemetery in Kimball, TN following the funeral service.  Military Honors Ceremony will be conducted by the Sequatchie Valley Honor Guards.

 

Pallbearers will be Mason Christopher, Garrison Christopher, Jamie Lyle, Matt Lyle, Ronnie Smith and Wesley Smith.

 

 Funeral arrangements entrusted to Tate Funeral Home, LLC, 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, TN  37347, 423-942-9500.  

 

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.tatefh.com

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 2, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Visitation
Friday
September 3, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Funeral Service
Friday
September 3, 2021

2:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Interment following funeral service
Friday
September 3, 2021

Cumberland View Cemetery
Main Street
Kimball, TN 37380

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