HOME GOING SERVICE : SATURADAY, APRIL 1, 2017 @ 11:00 A.M. @ WALNUT GROVE CHURCH IN MARIANNA, AR / BURIAL : BETHLEHEM CEMETERY IN MARIANNA, AR
Flora Louise Lockhart – Meredith (Dill) was born June 6, 1936 to the late Homer Lockhart and Gertrude Anderson. On Tuesday, March 21, 2017 the Lord called our beloved one home. Sis. Meredith was preceded in death by two children, Ronald Fair and Laurie Ann Meredith and a granddaughter, Makayla Meredith.
Flora confessed a hope in Christ at an early age. She was united with the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church where she served as an usher until her health failed.
Flora graduated from Moton High School in 1955, Marianna, AR. She was an outstanding basketball player and captain of her team. Until her death, she spent most of her time watching basketball and wrestling.
Flora met and married the late Richard Lee Meredith, and they reared 14 children. She leaves to cherish her memories, 6 daughters, Angela (Ivory) Jackson of Marianna, AR, Sheryl (Theothis) Meredith of Little Rock, AR, Leslie (Rev. William) Brown of Marianna, AR, Tressa Meredith (Napoleon) of Marianna, AR, Tamara Meredith of Jonesboro, AR, and Jamelia Meredith of Little Rock, AR; 6 sons Dwain ( Loretta) Fair of Marianna, AR, Julian (Valrita) Meredith of Little Rock, AR, Michael (Brendon) Meredith of Little Rock, AR, Daryle (Lula) Meredith of Little Rock, AR, Gregory Fair of Little Rock, AR, and Quincy Meredith of Little Rock, AR. 3 grandchildren whom she raised, Lakisha Meredith, Kenor Meredith and Shamekia (Byron) Daniels all of Fayetteville, AR; 3 sisters, Pearl King and Delores McCoy of Marianna, AR and Everlauis Hillard of Tucson, Arizona, 2 brothers Stary Perry of Houston, Texas and Stanley Perry of Detroit, Michigan, 34 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.