Joyce Tillett Meekins

Published 11:39 pm Tuesday, July 12, 2022

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Joyce Tillett Meekins, 97, of Wanchese, died July 10, 2022 at home. A native of Wanchese, she was born March 31, 1925 to the late Sophronia Meekins Tillett and Elisha Gray Tillett.

Survivors include children Myrtle Joyce Williams (Lacy), Yvonne Austin (Gregory), Minta Meekins, Affie Machie, Denise Mann (Billie), Charles Macon Meekins Jr. (Helen) and Elisha Meekins (Christine); daughter-in-law Liz Ann Creef-Meekins; 18 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Meekins was predeceased husband Charles Macon Meekins Sr. and children Letitia Daniels and Ulysses Meekins.

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Funeral service was held July 12 with burial in Cudworth Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bethany United Methodist Church Building Fund, PO Box 239, Wanchese, NC 27981.

Twiford Funeral Homes is assisting the family.