El Dorado News

November 16, 2018
El Dorado News Times



This article was published January 27, 2018 at 5:00 a.m.

Ruby Lee Cooksey Meeks was born June 18, 1937 in Wesson, Arkansas to Willie Lee Smith and Hamp Cooksey.

She was a member of Evergreen Baptist Church in El Dorado, Arkansas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Lee Meeks; daughter, Gwendolyn G. Boone and brother, Curtis Charles Stephens. She is survived by her son, Floyd Dell Meeks and daughter, Bobbie N. (William) Brown of Little Rock, Arkansas; one sister, Ida Faye Tidwell of El Dorado; grandchildren, Schelle (Albert) Thurman, Tyrhonda Modica, Lakenya Hill, Jeffrey (Dinah) Boone, Katrina Talley, Estro Parker, Deshun T. Neal, Althea Joyce Williams, LaTasha Cobb and Don Curley; twenty-seven great grandchildren; and ten great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Morning Star Baptist Church with Rev. Felton Burgie, officiating. Interment will be at Beulah Grove Wesson Cemetery under the direction of Sims Mortuary. Sign the guestbook online at www.simsmortuary.com

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