Lillian L. Meekins
County Native Lillian Lee Meekins passed away Wednesday September 13,
2017 in Norfolk Virginia with her cherished family by her side. She was
69. Lillian or "Lillipop" as she was known locally was the daughter of
the late Theodore Robinson Meekins Sr. and Amanda Lee Meekins.
Lillipop joined the Job Corp at a very early age after graduating from
Manteo High School. While participating in the program in Kansas City
Missouri, she pursued a career in the medical field. After attending
the program, she worked in central North Carolina for many years. She
later returned home to Manteo where she raised her son and worked at
The Dunes and The Ship's Wheel restaurants. She was a devoted member of
the Disciples of Christ Church for many years. She later joined the
Manteo Community Choir where she traveled to many various locations
around the state as well as many areas of Virginia.
A private and reserved lady Lillipop will be remembered as a kind
loving mother and a quiet servant of her church and her community.
A service of remembrance will be held at Gallop Funeral Services Chapel
in Nags Head Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm with a visitation
two hours prior. Burial at Haven Creek Cemetery on Burnside Road in
Manteo will follow the service.
Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online register at
www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services Inc. was
entrusted with arrangements.
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