Troy S. Meeks, Jr.
4/27/1926 - 11/23/2007

Troy S. Meeks, Jr.
 
Troy S. Meeks, Jr., 81, of Greenville died November 23, 2007, at Briarcliff Health Center.  Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Monday at Highland Terrace Baptist Church under the directions of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Layman, Dr. Bobby Renfro, Mr. Randy Meeks, Mr. Chad Marshall and Rev. Royce Litchfield officiating.  Burial will follow at Memoryland Memorial Park.
 
The son of Troy S. Meeks, Sr. and Lenah Caldwell, he was born April 27, 1926, in Kingston.  He married Dorothy Ayers on January 29, 1949, in Greenville.
 
He worked 30 years for Foremost Dairies and retired from the Greenville Independent School District.  He raised cattle and farmed as a younger man.  He was a member of Highland Terrace Baptist Church.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents; and son Ricky Meeks on February 22, 1955.
 
He is survived by his wife Dorothy Ayers Meeks of Greenville; son and daughter-in-law Randy and Donna Meeks of Greenville; daughter Jennifer Clark of Greenville; sisters Minnie Kerr Sauls of Clarksville and Johnye Smith of Dallas; grandson and wife Chad and Amanda Marshall of Greenville; granddaughter and husband Paige and Nick Jones of Greenville; grandson and fiancee Justin Meeks and Karla of Greenville; granddaughter and husband Abby & Shawn Samples of Greenville; granddaughter and husband Sarah and Elliott Rice of Orrick, MO.; great-grandchildren Caden and Jax Marshall, Lydia and Levi Jones and Hunter Horton; three great-grandchildren to be; and several nieces and nephews.
 
Pallbearers are Jerry Bench, Gary Griffin, David Sandlin, Bill Waidelich, Billy Hardy, David Roberts and Richard Hardy.  Honorary pallbearers are deacons of Highland Terrace Baptist Church.
 
Visitation is from 6 - 8 p.m. Sunday, Nove. 25, 2007 at the funeral home.




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