Born: Monday Feb 25, 1946

Died: Monday May 4, 2020


Linda Meeks

February 25, 1946 - May 4, 2020

Linda Grant Meeks, 74, passed away Monday morning, May 4, 2020, at UNC-Rockingham Rehabilitation & Nursing Care Center in Eden.

A graveside service will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, May 7, at Overlook Cemetery.  Mrs. Meeks will lie-in-state at Fair Funeral Home on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning for anyone wanting to come by to pay their respects.  The service will be live streamed on the Facebook page of Fair Funeral Home for those unable to attend due to the restrictions that have been imposed.

Linda was born February 25, 1946 in Leaksville, NC (now Eden) to the late Coy Dennis Grant, Sr. and Margaret Smith Grant.  She was a graduate of Morehead High School, Class of 1964 and was a retired Teacher’s Assistant at Leaksville-Spray Elementary School.  Linda was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Calvin Meeks of the home; daughter, Melissa Meeks Gatewood and husband, Rodney of Eden; granddaughter, Tiffany Gatewood of Eden; and son-in-law, Tommy Curry of Stoneville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Melia Meeks Curry and her two brothers, Jimmy Grant and C. D. Grant, Jr.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com



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Dear Melissa and family.... We're so sorry for your loss!!! Y'all are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time!!! May God hold you all close to His loving heart!!!
Micki M. Neal

Calvin and family, Please accept my sincere condolences on your loss of Linda. Linda and I knew each other beginning at Burton Grove Elementary School and I always considered her my friend. She was a kind and sincere lady, one that I always respected. My prayers are with you all.
Paul W. Thompson

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of my cousin, Linda. I wish her family peace and comfort at this difficult time.
Karen Smith Brezée

Calvin Sorry to hear about Linda will be praying for you and rest of your family .
Jim Eanes

Thinking of you all and keeping you in prayer.
Lee-Anne Mangus

Calvin and family - my sincere condolences for your loss. I will miss seeing Linda with you at Chaney’s. She was a sweet lady, and I trust my parents (Bob and Jean) have welcomed her to her new home.
Debbie Lewis

So sorry for your loss of Linda, may God bless and be with you all during this time.
Marie Cherwaty Burchell

Calvin, Norma, Lera, my condolences at his time. May God continue to be with you giving you peace & comfort. Mary Ann
Mary Ann Sensebaugh

Calvin and family, may God help you find peace. I will be praying for you during this time. She will be missed by so many. Chaney’s won’t be the same.
Jenny Ore Rhew

Dear Calvin I am sorry about Linda's passing. I know the last couple of years have been hard for you and the family. My thoughts & prayers are with you. Vickie Lynn Martin
Vickie Lynn Martin

Calvin & Melissa & Family, I had Mrs. Meeks as a TA at Douglass Elementary when I was in the the second grade. She was always a nice & friendly lady. She always joked around with me. May God bless and comfort you now and in the days ahead. You will be in my thoughts & prayers.
Amanda Bailey

Calvin, we are so sorry for your loss. Linda was a lovely person and we know your lives together we’re blessed with lots of blessings and love. Please know you and your family will be in our prayers and we know God will guide you with His love and grace as you cope with this time of losing your soulmate and love of your life. Doug and Doris Keaton
Doris & Doug Keaton

Calvin, Melissa and family I am so sorry to hear about Linda. I know her life on earth has been difficult the past few years. I know she is rejoicing in heaven to be with our Savior and Melia. My prayers are for you during this time. I pray God will comfort you and give you peace.
Sylvia Mccrory

I am so sorry for your loss. Linda was such a sweet classmate. May God comfort you and give you peace.
Sarah McClure

Calvin, our prayers with you at this time. May God bless and comfort you.
KAREN ROBERTSON

Calvin and family, we are so sorry to hear about Linda. I know she has been through much pain and suffering the last few years. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Wade and Dana
Wade and Dana

Calvin, I am so sorry for your loss. Linda was such a remarkable woman and I thought so much of you both. You and your family will be in my prayers.
Cyndi Bailey

Mary Lea and I are so sorry to hear of Linda's passing. Our deepest sympathy goes out to Calvin and the rest of her family. May the Lord comfort you and have mercy on you.
Mary Lea and Tommy Land

MY HEART GOES OUT TO FAMILY SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS I REMBER MEETING LINDA WHEN SHE USE TO BRING MELIA LUNCH AT SHERIFFS OFFICE SHE WAS SO NICE GOD JUST GOT ANOTHER ANGEL.
FRED EAST

I am so sorry to hear about your mother’s passing. You look like your mother so much! Keeping you and your family in my prayers!
Barbara Minter Leonard

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