Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
September 26, 2011 12:04 pm EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Marian M. Meeks, 86, of Gambier Road, Mount Vernon, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home.

Marian was born Aug. 20, 1925, in Knox County to Thomas and Rosa (Kaufman) Booth and had spent her lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. She had been formerly employed at the Wooster Community Hospital in Wooster.

Surviving are her daughters, Linda (Rick) Latham and Roxy Meeks, both of Mount Vernon; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents, Marian was preceded in death by the father of her children, Waldo Meeks; her companion of 25 years, Claudie Smail; brothers, Harold Booth and Thomas Orval Booth; and her sister, Irene DeVore.

There will be no calling hours. Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 28, beginning at 11 a.m. in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Bell officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. To send a private online condolence to the family, visit

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Marian M. Meeks.

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