Leone R. Meeks (1926 – 2014)

Leone R. Meeks WEBLeone R. Meeks, age 88, of Swanton, passed away peacefully at her home Thursday, October 2, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 15, 1926 to the late Claude Young and Dora (Mominee) Young. Leone attended Clay High School in Toledo. She married the late Clarence E. “Red” Meeks on January 9, 1946 in Angola, IN.

Leone was a homemaker throughout her years. She enjoyed gardening, caring for the yard and various outdoor landscaping projects. She is survived by her children; Connie (Wayne) Donaghue, Carol (Ron) Echler, Cheryl (Frank) Chapa, Cindy Meeks, Danny (Tammy) Meeks, 12 Grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, brother, Irving Young and sister, Florence Jones. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 67 years, “Red”; brothers, Raymond, Arthur, Claude, Harry and Harold Young; and sisters, Dorothy Oppe, Elsie Cousino and Hazel Gillmore.

Those wishing a show of sympathy are asked to consider contributions to the family, with a choice of charity to be decided at a later date. Please visit www.barnesfuneralchapel.com to send condolences to Leone’s family.

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