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Mildred Williams Meyer

of Little Rock, AR, 1921 - 2014

MILDRED WILLIAMS MEYER, age 93, of Little Rock passed away peacefully Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. She was born Aug. 8, 1921 in Drew, Miss. to the late Mertis Adams and Rush Williams. She is preceded in death by her husbands, George Russsell and Charles T. Meyer Jr., and son-in-law, Michael Holmes.
Mildred loved traveling, gardening, entertaining and spending time on the Brown n' Surf. Mildred was a member of Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church where she was a Stephen Minister, a member of the Butler Sunday School Class and the Evelyn Stowers United Methodist Women's group. She was a member of the Primetimers, various Caring Ministries and served on the board of stewards. Mildred was a member of the Little Rock Country Club, where she enjoyed socializing.
She is survived by her sister, Bettye Lott of Jackson, Miss.; her son, George Russell (Mary) of Haleyville, Ala.; her daughter, Sharron Holmes of Wye Mountain, Ark.; her step-children, Charles T. Meyer, III (Carole), Marietta Meyer Nowicki (Stan), all of Little Rock, Ark. and Caroline Meyer Finley (Bud) of Alexander, Ark.; grandchildren, Blue Russell (Jennifer) of Haleyville, Ala., Meg Holmes Lankford and Jenny Holmes, both of Little Rock; step-grandchildren, Marley Meyer Jones (Gary), Clay Cook (Charlotte), Lann Cook, Matthew Finley (Amy), Stuart Finley (Sarah) and Sam Finley (Brooke), all of Little Rock and Carissa Meyer Pereira (Tim) of Nashville, Tenn.; three great-grandchildren, Wyatt Russell of Haleyville, Ala. and Jackson and Mary Margaret Lankford of Little Rock; 19 step-great-grandchildren and a niece, Deborah Lott Walker (Andy) of Jackson, Miss.
Mildred's last days were filled with visits from friends, family, hospice nurses and her special care givers: Deborah Piggee, Brittany Piggee, Bridgette Piggee, Dedra May and Lisa Hill. Mildred was a charming, gracious, regal lady; a true Southern belle. Nannie, as she was fondly known by her family and close friends, was much adored and will be greatly missed.
A memorial service will be held at Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, 4823 Woodlawn Ave., Little Rock, AR 72205. Arrangements by Ruebel Funeral Home,

Published November 2, 2014

Ruebel Funeral Home
6313 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-666-0123