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Effie Chappell Meacham

January 2, 1938 — December 24, 2023

Ellerbe

Effie Chappell Meacham, 85, of Ellerbe, peacefully completed her earthly journey on Sunday, December 24, 2023 at her home. 

 

Mrs. Meacham was born January 2, 1938 in Richmond County, a daughter of the late Edmond Branson and Gertie Allred Chappell. She was a graduate of Ellerbe High School and a member of First Presbyterian Church Ellerbe. She grew tobacco with her father and brother for many years. For many years she operated Town and Country Florist in a cabin at her home in Ellerbe.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Larry Chappell.

 

Surviving are her husband of 67 years, Jimmy Meacham; children, Chris Meacham (Beth) and Andy Meacham (Enhuie); grandchildren, Lindsey Hook (David), Kristopher Meacham (Britni), Zackary Meacham (Jennifer), Andrew Meacham, and Cody Blades (Matt); great grandsons, Mattis Blades and Sage Meacham; sister, Marion Smith Covington (Tom); sister-in-law Carol E. Chappell and several nieces and nephews. 

 

Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm Saturday, December 30, 2023 at First Presbyterian Church Ellerbe with Rev. Stan Layton officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Chappell Cemetery.

 

The family will receive friends from 12:45 – 1:45 pm Saturday at the church and at other times at the home. 

 

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Saturday, December 30, 2023

12:45 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

First Presbyterian Church Ellerbe

133 Ballard Street, Ellerbe, NC 28338

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Saturday, December 30, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

First Presbyterian Church Ellerbe

133 Ballard Street, Ellerbe, NC 28338

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