James Henry Meekins

Published 11:42 am Wednesday, November 8, 2023

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Manteo – Mr. James Henry Meekins, 78, closed the curtains on this journey called life Wednesday, November 1, 2023 while resting at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus in Falls Church, Virginia.

Services to commemorate Mr. Meekins’ life, will begin with A Triumphant Celebration of Life Service on Thursday, November 9, 2023 commencing at 1 p.m. at Manteo First Assembly in Manteo, NC. Mr. Meekins will lie in peaceful repose from 12 Noon until time of service. Burial will follow at Haven Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

James leaves precious memories to his wife, Phyllis Holmes Meekins of Palm Coast, FL; children, James Charity (Hope) of Tampa, FL, Eric Meekins of Washington, DC, Jerome Meekins of Manteo, NC, Gwendolyn Meekins of Lorton, VA, Randolph Mackey of Manteo, NC, and Jasper Mackey of Manteo, NC; step-children, Chyna Brantley (George) of Bowie, MD, and Courtney Holmes of Palm Coast, FL; siblings, Charles Johnson of Montgomery, AL, Diane Johnson of Vredenburgh, AL, Cynthia Evans of Vredenburgh, AL, and Thomas Dunston of Manteo, NC; grandchildren, Shannon Merritt (David), Ryan Charity, Joshua Meekins, Joseph Kulang, and Chynna Holmes; four great-grandchildren; aunt and uncle, Wilma Keys (Lenwood) and Theodore R. Meekins. He also leaves a host of special cousins and close friends.

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The compassionate professionals of Horton’s Funeral Home are walking hand in hand with this precious family during this period.