Lena Mary Helen Meeks

First Posted: 5/9/2010

Lima - Lena Mary Helen Meeks, 80, died at 6:45 p.m. May 7, 2010, at The Cleveland Clinic.

She was born May 6, 1930, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to Jack Anderson and Pathenia Napier, who preceded her in death. She married Joseph Meeks Sr., who died Nov. 12, 1977. Her close companion, Andre Robinson, of Lima, survives.

Mrs. Meeks was a homemaker. She was a member of Riverside North Neighborhood Association.

Survivors include two sons, Joseph E. (Diane) Meeks Jr. and Fernando J. (Gloria) Meeks, both of Lima; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Martha (Tommy) Lyons, of Lima, and Mary Jackson, of Fort Wayne, Ind.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard Jackson and Joe Jackson.

Services will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday at Jones-Clark Funeral Home, Lima. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m.

Condolences may be sent to JonesClarkFH@aol.com.

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