Leona Meeks obit Iowa City Press Citizen 25 Apr 1983 page 3
Deaths Leona Meeks WEST LIBERTY - Leona Meeks, 70, died Saturday at the Simpson Memorial Home in West Liberty where she had been a resident, after a long illness. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Snider Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Greenwood officiating. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call after noon today at the funeral home. A general memorial fund has been established. established. Mrs. Meeks was born Nov. 24, 1912, in Muscatine, the daughter daughter of Roy L. and Elsie (Shoemaker) Middleton. She married Harlan J. Meeks Oct. 3, 1932, at Rock Island, 111. Survivors include her husband; one daughter, Cora Mae Voells of Dubuque; one son, Gary of Miami, Okla.; four grandchildren; grandchildren; one great-grandchild; great-grandchild; great-grandchild; two sisters, Viola Wachs of West Liberty and Mary Jane Palmer of Muscatine. Her parents, four brothers, one sister and one grandson died earlier.