Grace Virginia Meeks

May 7, 1928 - December 10, 2011
Grace Virginia Meeks

Grace Virginia Meeks, 83, of Wilmington, NC passed away on December 10, 2011.

Born in Pender County in 1928, her parents were the late Roland and Lula Basden Cauley. In addition to her parents, grace is preceded in death by her daughter, Sylvia Deaver.

She is survived by her children, Sandra Garrett (Douglas), Eddie Meeks (Carol), Kenneth Meeks, Donnie Meeks, Jimmy Meeks (Wanda), Gary Meeks (Sandra) and Gail Walker (Harry); eighteen grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 in the chapel of Wilmington Funeral & Cremation,
officiated by Pastor Randall Smith and Pastor David Hooper. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Castle Hayne Advent Christian Church, 2710 Hermitage Rd., Castle Hayne, NC 28429 or Lower Cape Fear Hospice Lifecare Center.

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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington,NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • December 12, 2011
    Melody Meeks says:
    I am sorry for your loss. Lil grandma was such a sweet lady and I know she will be missed by all who knew her. I wish I was there for you Melanie, Kenny, and Daniel as you morn. Please know the whole family is in my prayers and I miss you all. God Bless.

  • December 12, 2011
    Ricky Meeks says:
    Great-Aunt Grace, Great Mama & Grandma !! My Love from my late mama-Lucille who Love her Family !! Both Garrett & Meeks Families. My Heart hurts lost of a Great Mama & Mama to her Grandchildren !!! God Blessing's from Myself to Each ONE !

  • December 13, 2011
    Brenda Bozeman says:
    Eddie and family, James and I are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your entire family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • December 12, 2011
    Devon Vickers says:
    I'm going to miss her, she was such a sweet lady. Meeks family I'm sorry for your loss and wish I could be there to help. My prayers are with you guys!

  • December 12, 2011
    Kerry Cloyd says:
    To Don and the rest of the Meeks Family-- I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with all of you. Don- You have been such a good friend to me- Please call if you need anything. I know you dont use computers so I hope someone will get this message to you