Newspaper unidentified. Probably a Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx newspaper.
Amos B. Meek Died Saturday at Sherman Hospital
Amos Benjamin Meek died Saturday afternoon at 2:15 o'clock at Wilson N. Jones Hospital at Sherman, where he had been for a week under treatment for high blood pressure and complications.
Mr. Meek was a native of Louisville, Ky, being born there May 9, 1888, and was 57 years of age. He and his family moved to Honey Grove (Fannin Co., Tx) four years ago and hewas engaged in the blacksmithing business. He had just recently purchased a building on South Sixth street to care for his increasing patrons.
He was married December 24, 1910, to Miss Vinnie Morrison, who survives with these children; Mrs. N. G. Hayes, Whitesboro; Martha Louis Meek, Vernon; Charles A. Meek, Honey Grove; Jo Ann Meek, student at TSCW, Denton, A son, PFC George Meek was killed in action on December 25, 1944 at Luxembourg. His mother Mrs. J. F. Meek; a brother, C. G. Meek; and a granddaughter, Nancy Gale Hayes, all of Whitesboro, also survive.
Funeral services were held at the Robertson Memorial Methodist Church, Whitesboro, of which deceased was a member, Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. T. J. Watts, assisted by Rev. A. T. Mays of Whitesboro. The body was given burial at Oakwood Cemetery at Whitesboro.
Dolph Martin and Wylie Cook of Gilliland attended the rites.
(1888 - 1945)
Dallas Morning News 14 Jan 1975 View his tombstone
Funeral services for William Jasper Meek, 67, of 8628 Labron Drive, who retired in 1972 as an accountant for Burrus Mills Inc., were held Sunday in the Richards Funeral Chapel in Whitesboro, Grayson County, Burial was in the Macomb Community Cemetery in Grayson County.
He died Thursday in Dallas.
He attended North Texas State University and Southern Methodist University Law School. A past precinct chairman of the Democratic party, he was a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.
He is survied by his wife, Mary , a son, a daughter, six grandchildren, a brother and three sisters.