Deborah  Meeks


Funeral services for Debbie Meeks will be held Saturday, Jan 26, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Scooba Baptist Church with Bro. Donald Martin officiating. Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 25, 5-7 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home in DeKalb. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Scooba immediately following the service.
Mrs. Meeks, 64, of Scooba, passed away Jan. 22, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Debbie and her family moved to Scooba when she was a small child. She graduated from DeKalb High School and went to cosmetology school. Debbie opened Smith BP in Scooba but sold the business to devote her life to helping others. She held a Bachelors in Social Work from Mississippi State University and a Masters in Marriage and Family Counseling from the University of West Alabama in Livingston. Debbie went to work at Weems as a drug and alcohol counselor and retired in Sept. of 2018. Debbie will be remembered as a generous loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Debbie is survived by her son, Michael Smith and his wife, Bridget; grandchildren, Jack, Chase, Mathan and Hunter; sisters, Sarah Smith Oliver, Sandra Smith Hodge (James), Polly Smith Ivy (Steve); brothers, Michael Murphy Smith (Sandra) and Joseph M. Smith; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and special friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Andy Meeks; parents, CW and Adele Smith; siblings, Charles W. Smith Jr., Benny Ralph Smith and Patricia Smith Roberts.
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Published on January 24, 2019
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