Sarah Ann Meeks

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Sarah Ann Meeks, 17, of Leesville passed away February 25, 2011 at St.
Judes, in Memphis, Tenn. Sarah went to be with the Lord while surrounded by her family.
Sarah is survived by her loving parents Rosalie Gutierrez and husband Alfredo of Leesville, and father Markus Meeks of Shreveport; grandparents,
Herbert and Amelia Balli of Leesville; Lester and Siglinde DeSoto of Anacoco; great grandmother, Adelia Cadena of Edinburg, Texas; sisters, Michelle Gibson, of Leesville, Heather Meeks of Leesville and Crystal Allen of Leesville; uncles, Herbert
Balli II and wife Ericka of Tucson, Ariz., Alex Meeks of Houston, Texas; aunts, Jackie Balli of New Llano, Renate Meeks and husband Gerald Arrington of Rosepine, Peggy Meeks Eastridge of Houston, Texas; cousins, Samantha Balli, and Clay and Jordan
Sarah was a junior at Hicks High School and also attended school at St. Judes in Memphis, Tenn. Sarah was a member of Walnut Hill Pentecostal Church.
Visitation will be at the First United Pentecostal Church in
Leesville on Friday March 4 from 5 to 9 p.m. and from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday March 5 . Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 5 at First United Pentecostal Church in Leesville. Rev. Dale Mortensen and Mark Christian will be
presiding over the services. Funeral services are under the direction of Hixson Funeral Home of Leesville.
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In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital 265 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Ronald McDonald House of Memphis, TN 535
Alabama Ave. Memphis, TN 38105.