Oklahoma Cemeteries Website
butterfly
image
Click here to break out of frames
This information is available for free. If you paid money for a
subscription to get to this site, demand a refund.


Dorothy Louvina (Vest) McMeekan
Oct 15, 1915 - Sep 13, 2008
Submitted by: Jo Aguirre 

Durant Daily Democrat (OK) - September 15, 2008

Dorothy Louvina (Vest) McMeekan was born Friday, October 15, 1915, in Flora, Arkansas, to Melvin and Cora Vest. She passed away Saturday, September 13, 2008, in Denton, Texas, at the age of 92 years 10 months and 29 days.

In early years Dorothy was a resident of Hennessey, Oklahoma, moving to Durant, Oklahoma where she lived until 2006 when she moved to Denton, Texas, to be close to her family. Dorothy attended school at Pleasant Hill where she played basketball. Dorothy worked as a nurse for Dr. J. T.  Caldwell. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hennessey and was a member at Calvary Baptist Church in Durant. Dorothy was involved in a quartet over the years. She also farmed with her husband.    
 
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Melvin Arthur and Cora (Bowran) Vest; her first husband, L. V. Snider; second husband, Henry Wray McMeekan; sisters, Eathel Speers, Olan Vest, Gladys Furtick, Odessa Haggerty and Myrtle Walters; brothers, Leroy "Bud" Vest, Shelby Vest, Troy Vest, Delbert Vest and Eugene Vest.       
           
She is survived by her son, Gary Wray McMeekan and daughter-in-law Judy of Celina, Texas; grandsons, Robert Stephen McMeekan and Bryan Wray McMeekan of Celina, Texas; special nephew, Pat Vest and Gayle of Rose Hill, Kansas; sisters, Stella Langham and Ollie Dameron of Durant, Oklahoma; sister-in-law, LaVera Vest of Celina, Texas; numerous nieces, nephews and other family.        

Services will be Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Rhea Mills Baptist Church in Celina, Texas, with Rev. Benny Leonard and Rev. Mac Perigo officiating. Interment will be at the Hennessey Cemetery at 5 p.m. in Hennessey, Oklahoma.

Family visitation will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Rhea Mills Baptist Church in Celina, Texas. Serving as pallbearers will be Bob Jantz, Harold Ray Langham, Leon Walters, Travis Furtick, Chris McEvoy and David McEvoy.

Condolences may be sent to the family at dhfh@communicomm.
com. Dalton-Holmes Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. 

|Hennessey Cemetery|  |Kingfisher County Cemetery|  |Home|




This site may be freely linked, but not duplicated in any way without consent.
All rights reserved! Commercial use of material within this site is prohibited!
© 2000-2023 Oklahoma Cemeteries

The information on this site is provided free for the purpose of researching your genealogy. This material may be freely used by non-commercial entities, for your own research, as long as this message remains on all copied material. The information contained in this site may not be copied to any other site without written "snail-mail" permission. If you wish to have a copy of a donor's material, you must have their permission. All information found on these pages is under copyright of Oklahoma Cemeteries. This is to protect any and all information donated. The original submitter or source of the information will retain their copyright. Unless otherwise stated, any donated material is given to Oklahoma Cemeteries to make it available online. This material will always be available at no cost, it will always remain free to the researcher.