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Connie Eugene MEEKS b. 6 Jun 1920 Webbers Falls, Muskogee Co., Oklahoma d. 24 Jul 2017 Muskogee, Muskogee Co., Oklahoma: Wade Prater Genealogy Online
 
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Connie Eugene MEEKS

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  • Name Connie Eugene MEEKS 
    Born 6 Jun 1920  Webbers Falls, Muskogee Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Jul 2017  Muskogee, Muskogee Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Tom Girty Cemetery, south of Webbers Falls, Muskogee Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2339  Main
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2020 

    Father Charles MEEKS,   b. 12 May 1881, Canadian Dist., Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1920/29  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann LOWREY,   b. 30 Oct 1881, Canadian Dist., Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1972, Muskogee, Muskogee Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Family ID F1154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Lee WEEKS,   b. 4 Jul 1926, -----, -----, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1979, Bakersfield*, Kern Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Yolanda MEEKS,   b. 5 Aug 1944, Porum, Muskogee Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 2008, Midway City, Oklahoma Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F9474  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maxine Lorene ARTHUR,   b. 6 Dec 1926, Fort Gibson, Muskogee Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 2018, Fort Gibson, Muskogee Co., Oklahoma* Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1944  -----, Muskogee Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 12 May 1992  -----, Wagoner Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Jerry Dean MEEKS,   b. 2 Feb 1951, Lemoore, Kings Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1951, Lemoore, Kings Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Living
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F1629  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Res. Fort Gibson, Oklahoma in 1972.
    • Connie Eugene Meeks
      June 06, 1920 - July 24, 2017

      Connie Eugene Meeks, 97, formerly of Fort Gibson, OK, was born June 6, 1920 at Webbers Falls, OK, the son of Charles and Mary Ann (Lowery) Meeks and died Monday, July 24, 2017 at Muskogee.

      During World War II, C.E. proudly served his country in the Army's 42nd Rainbow Division. During his younger years, he moved to California where he worked as a foreman at cotton gins. Upon his return to Oklahoma he became a fulltime farmer. He had a love for working with the land and was the first to bring sweet corn and cantaloupe to this area. Being of Native American descent, he was proud of his Cherokee heritage. He loved farming, playing cards, and reading Westerns.

      Survivors include son, Eugene Meeks of Okay; daughter, Debra Kerr of Okay; five grandchildren, Stephanie Meeks, Tina Martin and husband Jason, Jeanne Meeks, Kerry Kitterman and husband Shan, and Jonthan Kerr; along with nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; eight brothers and sisters.

      Services for C. E. will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 31, 2017 at Tom Girty Cemetery in Webbers Falls. Grandchildren will serve as Honorary Pallbearers. Burial will be under the direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home of Muskogee.

      Published on July 27, 2017, Muskogee Phoenix, Muskogee, Oklahoma.

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