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Kaye Meek (5-15-19) service 5-18-19

Kaye Frances Martin Meek of Oakland-Somerville, Tennessee, formerly of Memphis and Savannah, was born Feb. 19, 1944, in Hardin County, the daughter of the late Homer Martin and Annie Merle Martin.  She departed this life on Wednesday, May 15.
Mrs. Meek was preceded in death by her husband, William Robert “Bill” Meek; sister, Eloise Russell (Dub) of Mulberry, Florida, sister Jean Wolfe (Robert) of Savannah; and brother-in-law, Dr. Curtis F. Lard Sr. of College Station, Texas.
She is survived by her sister, Anna Kathleen (Jimmie Ann) Lard of College Station, Texas; many nieces and nephews: Sandy Russell, Ginny Roper, Linda Russell and Jimmy Russell of Florida, Robaya Wolfe Ellis of Savannah, Kim Wolfe Nelson of Kansas City, Missouri, Deborah Krager and Curtis Lard Jr. of Houston, Darryl Lard of Dallas, and Patricia Lard of College Station, Texas.
She graduated from Central High School, Savannah in 1962. She married Bill on Jan. 25, 1964, and lived in Memphis and worked at Sears and Roebuck, Walgreens and Woolworth’s.  Later she became office manager for the medical practice of Guyton and Katz in Memphis, and finished out her working career being employed by the United States Post Office in Oakland-Rossville, Tennessee.  In 1987, they moved to Rossville.  She was an avid reader, a devoted Jeopardy fan, collector of old books, coins and antiques, and loved to cook. She enjoyed raising a garden, growing beautiful flowers, and feeding all the hummingbirds.
Services were held on Saturday, May 18, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Adamsville with James Weir officiating. Burial followed in Good Hope Cemetery near Adamsville.
Memorials may be made to Good Hope Cemetery Fund.