Marilyn Johnson Meekins, 86, of Florence, passed away on Monday, August 5, 2019, at McLeod Regional Medical Center. She was born in Latta, SC, a daughter of the late Luther and Carrie Lee Johnson. She is also predeceased by her husband, Harold Meekins, one son, Russ Meekins, and a sister, Adelaide Johnson.
Mrs. Meekins was an active member of Quinby Baptist Church and of her Sunday school class. She volunteered with the Good News Club.
She is survived by a son, Randy Blake Meekins (Lynn); a daughter, Chris Worthy (John); daughter-in-law, Joanna Meekins; six grandchildren, Ben Meekins (Maggie), Catherine Meekins Millender, Blake Meekins (Lauren), David Meekins (Linda), Caroline Bishop (Luke), and Nolan Worthy; five great-grandchildren, Matthew Millender, Fiona Meekins, Ellie Meekins, Bryce Meekins, Avery Meekins; a sister, Agnes Rogers and a brother-in-law, Herb Johnson; a number of nieces and nephews; and Penny and Little Man, her canine companions.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Cain Calcutt Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 10:30 until 11:00 AM, just prior to the service at the funeral home. A private Inurnment will take place at a later date.
The family would like to thank all of her friends and neighbors for their love and support over the years.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Harold and Marilyn Meekins Scholarship Fund M144, c/o Business Partnership Foundation, 1014 Greene St., Columbia, SC 29208. Please make all checks payable to Business Partnership Foundation referencing Harold and Marilyn Meekins Scholarship Fund on memo line.
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