MRS. J. N. MEEK BURIED JUNE 22
Mrs. Victoria Salyer Meek, 64, wife of James N. Meek, died Sunday in
a local hospital after an illness of several months.
One of the city's most beloved and outstanding citizens, she was
active in church and civic organizations and her death is a great
loss to this community. Mrs. Meek was born in Lawrence County,
August 6, 1884, the daughter of William and Mary Lou Jordan Salyer.
She was united in marriage in 1902 to J. N. Meek and to this union
were born three children.
Mrs. Meek and her husband resided at Thealka, KY., until 1920 when
they moved to Paintsville. She became affliated with the Mayo
Memorial Church February 18, 1923, and remained a loyal member,
taking part in all church activities. Mrs. Meek was a devoted and
unselfish mother and a kind and loving wife.
Surviving besides her husband are three sons, Ernest, Walter, and
James, all of this city. She is survived also by a twin sister, Mrs.
Belva Skeen of Wagoner, Okla., and one brother, Wayne Salyer, of
Louisa. She was preceeded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Ida Plummer
and Carrie Salyer and one brother, John Salyer. Surviving also are
Funeral services were conducted at the home at 2:00 p. m.,
Wednesday, June 22, by Rev. J. T. Harmon.
Burial was in the Mayo Cemetery under the direction of the Jones
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